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Re: Phrases

Posted by Masakim on December 26, 2003

In Reply to: Phrases posted by rick on December 26, 2003

: does anyone know if "ball and chalk" means road in cockney phrase?
: I know that Frog and toad stands for road. Hummm!
: R

ball (and/of chalk) n. [20C] 1 a walk. 2 a talk.
ball (and/of chalk) v. [20C] 1 to walk. 2 to talk.
frog (and toad) n. [mid-19C+] the road.
From _Cassell's Rhyming Slang_ by Jonathon Green