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bilby commented on the word hackum-plackum
Why go Dutch when you could go Scottish? + What do you have in mind for our first date?- Well, I hope you'll join me in hackum-plackum after dinner.+ *slap!*
June 16, 2011
hernesheir commented on the word hackum-plackum
adv. Denoting that each pays an equal share, as of a tavern-bill.Cf. hauf and snake, to divide equally, especially applied to a tavern-bill; as, We'll hauf and snake. --Dr. Jamieson's Scottish Dictionary and Supplement, 1841.
June 15, 2011
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