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Entry from July 29, 2021
“I put my wife’s chocolate bars in other chocolate bar wrappers. It gets her Snickers in a Twix”

The expression “get one’s knickers in a twist” shouldn’t be confused with “Snickers in a Twix,” but there are jokes. Snickers and Twix are chocolate bars.

“Don’t get yer Snickers in a Twix!” was posted on the newsgroup uk.rec.sheds on April 12, 2001. “ObEsity: Twixes are called Snickers in Europe now, in apparent homage to the popular British expression ‘Don’t get your snickers in a twix’” was posted on the newsgroup alt.usage.english on October 20, 2003. “Willie Harcourt-Cooze says ‘Don’t get your snickers in a twix’” was posted on Twitter by Kruger Cowne on May 20, 2009.

“My mate hates it when I put his chocolate bars in other cholate bar’s wrappers. It really gets his snickers in a twix” was posted on Twitter by Jake Lambert on August 7, 2012. “My mate hates it when I put his chocolate bars in other chocolate bar wrappers. It gets his Snickers in a Twix. (via Twitter)” was posted on Twitter by sickipediabot (from the Sickipedia website) on August 27, 2012. “My missus hates it when I put her chocolate bars in other chocolate bar wrappers. It gets her Snickers in a Twix” was posted on Reddit—Jokes on August 29, 2012.


Merriam-Webster Dictionary
get one’s knickers in a twist idiom
British, informal
: to become upset about something that is not very important

Wikipedia: Snickers
Snickers (stylized as SNICKERS) is a chocolate bar made by the American company Mars, Incorporated, consisting of nougat topped with caramel and peanuts that has been enrobed in milk chocolate.

Wikipedia: Twix
Twix is a caramel shortbread chocolate bar made by Mars, Inc., consisting of a biscuit applied with other confectionery toppings and coatings (most frequently caramel and milk chocolate).

Google Groups: uk.rec.sheds
A nouncement.
Helen Deborah Vecht
Apr 12, 2001, 11:38:23 AM
(...)
Don’t get yer Snickers in a Twix!

Google Groups: uk.rec.sheds
Helen Deborah Vecht
Jul 4, 2002, 9:41:36 AM
(...)
Nah, you’ll get your Snickers in a Twix (or a Starbusrt in the Milky Way)

Google Groups: alt.usage.english
Fight to save English spelling
Ross Howard
Oct 20, 2003, 3:46:37 AM
(...)
ObEsity: Twixes are called Snickers in Europe now, in apparent homage to the popular British expression “Don’t get your snickers in a twix.”

Twitter
Kruger Cowne
@krugercowne
Willie Harcourt-Cooze says “Don’t get your snickers in a twix” . . . http://bit.ly/PFyqA
11:50 AM · May 20, 2009·Twitter Web Client

Twitter
Nate Lanxon
@NateLanxon
Don’t get your Snickers in a Twix.  http://twitpic.com/ogscg
6:09 AM · Nov 6, 2009·Twitter Web Client

Twitter
Jake Lambert
@LittleLostLad
My mate hates it when I put his chocolate bars in other cholate bar’s wrappers. It really gets his snickers in a twix.
1:03 PM · Aug 7, 2012·UberSocial for BlackBerry

Twitter
Jesse Seedath
@JesseSeedath
My mate hates it when I put his chocolate bars in other chocolate bar wrappers.
It gets his Snickers in a Twix.
7:16 PM · Aug 27, 2012·Twitter Web Client

Twitter
Becs
@becca_walshh_
“My mate hates it when I put his chocolate bars in other chocolate bar wrappers. It gets his Snickers in a Twix.” #LOL
7:19 PM · Aug 27, 2012·Twitter for BlackBerry®

Twitter
sickipediabot
@sickipediabot
My mate hates it when I put his chocolate bars in other chocolate bar wrappers.
It gets his Snickers in a Twix. (via Twitter)
9:42 PM · Aug 27, 2012·sickipediabot

Reddit—Jokes
Posted by u/JonBStoutWork August 29, 2012
My missus hates it when I put her chocolate bars in other chocolate bar wrappers.
It gets her Snickers in a Twix.

Twitter
Shit Jokes
@ShitJokes
My mate hates it when I put his chocolate bars in other chocolate bar wrappers.
It gets his Snickers in a Twix.
4:46 PM · Nov 23, 2016·Twitter for Android

Reddit—Dadjokes
Posted by u/Sammy_Colon July 15, 2019
There was a mix up at the chocolate factory
Better not get your Snickers in a Twix

Reddit—Reversejokes
Posted by u/Fiascopia October 9, 2019
Don’t get your Snickers in a Twix!

Reddit—Dadjokes
Posted by u/cotswoldboy November 24, 2019
My mate hates it when I put his chocolate bars in different wrappers.
Tonight he really got his Snickers in a Twix

Reddit—Dadjokes
Posted by u/No_Giraffe401 July 29, 2021
My wife hates it when it when i swap her chocolate wrappers around
She gets her snickers in a twix

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityFood/Drink • Thursday, July 29, 2021 • Permalink