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diddle

(1)
To work with or modify in a not particularly serious manner. "I diddled a copy of ADVENT so it didn't double-space all the time." "Let's diddle this piece of code and see if the problem goes away."

See tweak and twiddle.

diddle

(2)
The action or result of diddling.

See also tweak, twiddle, frob.
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The Hey Diddles provide entertainment for children aged 6 months to 6 years and the Christmas show will be packed with action rhymes and Christmas songs.
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Saturday, December 23: | |The Hey Diddles entertainers for very young children perform their Christmas Show at Holmfirth Civic Hall at 2pm.
Sally Norton and Lisa Kendall had the 'light-bulb moment' to form the Hey Diddles after Sally took her young boys to watch Australian group The Wiggles in July 2013.
BE transported to Santa's Magic Workshop with the Hey Diddles, the Holmfirth-based children's theatre group and its new interactive Christmas Show.
Farm animals and a theatre performance from local entertainers The Hey Diddles, will keep children entertained while others can view vintage tractors and traditional canal art demonstrations.
WE'RE right in the middle of the silly season, a perfect time for the three members of Holme Valley-based children's' theatre company Hey Diddles to perform their fun, action-packed summer show, a Teddy Bears' Picnic.
But for the Hey Diddles, a Holme Valley-based children's theatre company, it's hard to believe they are rehearsing their second Christmas together.
An all-singing, all-dancing Easter show will fill Slaithwaite Civic Hall with music, fun and laughter thanks to the Hey Diddles.
WHEN it comes to developing new shows, Holme Valley-based company the Hey Diddles have their own in-house market research team.
According to Lisa Kendall, a member of Huddersfield children's entertainment group the Hey Diddles, songs and rhymes stimulate young minds.