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hernesheir commented on the word hawking basket
We don't hawk loogies here, as you well know.
But Wordies sometimes do Haken a tsheinik - Yiddish = "Boring speech, long-winded and annoying conversation; talking for the sake of talking (Lit., To bang on the tea-kettle)"
September 28, 2009
sionnach commented on the word hawking basket
not to be confused with a spittoon, or hocking basket. See hock a loogy.
Also hawking-basket. A basket formerly used by gypsies and traveling people in the British isles and Europe. The women carried it door to filled with small items to hawk or trade.
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