chock/chuck (it) up (to)

Arnold Zwicky zwicky at STANFORD.EDU
Sun Sep 4 23:35:06 UTC 2011

On Sep 4, 2011, at 4:18 PM, victor steinbok wrote:
> Would that make for "chuck outline" or "chock outline"? Somehow, I have not
> encountered much confusion over that one.

some relevant hits for "chock outline".  hard to tell with "chuck outline".

> Or is the origin of this one
> painfully obvious? What about "chuck-line" and "chock-line"? No? Still no
> takers?

there are at least a few relevant hits fr "chock(-)line".


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