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Tommy's Chog's

Tommy's Chog's

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I'll bite... what's a chog...?
Lisl: You ask me, Larry!
  • Ray
  • Thailand
  • 24 Jan 2017, 00:20
Tommy's Chogs are looking snug and secure, Lisl.
Lisl: Nicely out of reach, Ray
I like the color of whatever a Chog is!
Lisl: Can't say whatever it is isn't colourful, Elizabeth
I looked up chog. One definition was not the nicest thing.
Nice shot, though.
Lisl: Oh dear, Michael. I must look myself
Must be a Southern thing....Makes a nice photo though.
Lisl: After Michael's comment, I thought I had better get a definition - here it is, Frank - from your part of the country: Northern England dialect the core of a piece of fruit ⇒ an apple chog
  • Chris
  • England
  • 24 Jan 2017, 06:24
Tommy's chog's red, and quite mysterious really..
Lisl: I have given Frank a definition, Chris. I thought you would spot that apostrophe
  • Philine
  • Germany
  • 24 Jan 2017, 06:35
Lisl: Northern English dialect for the core of a piece ofo fruit, Philine. It was a new one for me. Obviously here it means something else, I know not what
Tommy is welcome to them
Lisl: Let's hope he appreciates them, Bill
  • Alan
  • Great Britain (UK)
  • 24 Jan 2017, 07:51
I think a that a chog is really a chock; a wedge of wood for propping up something. I especially like the oil burner assembly on top and the shape of the stone above it.
Lisl: I think that stone has come out of a Church, Alan. Thank you for your idea of"chock"
Well they fit neatly in this niche Lisl.
Lisl: You can say that, Chad
  • jpla
  • Anjou
  • 24 Jan 2017, 09:41
belle trouvaille
Lisl: Thank you - an odd find
Whatever does that mean, I wonder.
Lisl: There are some definitions but none of them seem to fit, Mary
  • Hugh Soar
  • England
  • 24 Jan 2017, 11:03
Chog. A dialect word for a chock ?! Sounds feasible.I thought chocks were carried by a Carter to place under Cart wheels when driver was absent to deter the horse from moving away. Could be wrong though.
Lisl: Sounds very likely, thank you, Hugh
They must be chocks, like the ones put under vehicles to stop them rolling on a slope, but what an amusing find.
Lisl: I think you are right, Brian
bien trouvé!! amitiés
Lisl: Thank you, jean pierre
i haven't a clue what a Tommy's Chog is Lisl... but it's nice that they built a grotto and gave it a nice brass hat....petersmile
Lisl: Someone's quirky little niche, Peter
  • CherryPie
  • Great Britain (UK)
  • 25 Jan 2017, 00:24
An interesting capture. I wonder what it means?
Lisl: Someone suggested chocks to go under tyres to stop a car running downhill

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