tickety-boo

From:  http://www.economist.com/news/britain/21720274-while-goods-european-union-pass-through-seamlessly-those-elsewhere-face-long

In context:   In November the government customs service gave it a “green” rating, meaning all was tickety-boo.

Definition:  adjective, Chiefly British Informal. 1. fine; OK. Origin of tickety-boo – – 1935-1940First recorded in 1935-40; perhaps expressive alteration of the phrase that’s the ticket (http://www.dictionary.com/browse/tickety-boo)

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