Posted by Paulus on October 24, 2002
In Reply to: "Jerking my Chain" posted by Adrian on October 24, 2002
: Surely it
has the same origin as the
: British "Pulling my chain", from lavatorial
: origins. Is yanking the same as jerking anyway?
Depends on what your doing. :) But very similar, yes. Perhaps Yanking is an Americanization (Yankees).