Posted by Word Camel on February 02, 2004
In Reply to: Flog it posted by Henry on February 02, 2004
: : hi.
: : does anyonr know the connection between auctioneering and the phrase "flog it"?
: : thanks
: : abe
: Flog is an English slang word for sell. I assume you're referring to the BBCtv programme Flog It! Auction programmes seem to have taken over from cookery and home improvements.
Flogging is slang for selling.