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Re: Pick-a-peck

Posted by James Briggs on November 23, 2005

In Reply to: Re: 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.