The abridgment has been made clumsily in places, leading to an unpleasantly hiccupy
feeling, but it was a necessary task, since the original was prolix.
Edward strokes the back of my hair, shushes my huge hiccupy
sobs, and says, "Stop it.
Ola and Fannie imagine Elvis's little bump and grind as originally a movement of the circle dance, and his hiccupy
singing style as once a war whoop or an Indian love call.