Posted by James Briggs on November 23, 2005
In Reply to: Pick-a-peck posted by Bruce Kahl on November 23, 2005
: : What's the meaning of "pick-a-peck"? It's in the title of an animation episode (Ranma 1/2 ep 140) which I'm having to translate. I searched using Google, Dictionary.com, Answers.com and here, and unfortunately I couldn't get a clue of this expression's meaning. :(
: : Thanks in advance for any help provided.
: A peck is a unit of measurement. I always see it as a bushel of sorts.
: Literally, pick a peck means to gather a large quantity of something.
Go to http://www.fun-with-words.com/tong_example.html for the rhyme.