“Some people are like Slinkies - not really good for anything,
but you still can't help but smile when you see one tumble down the stairs.”
Kae, on this side of the Big Pond, in the sense of trying to sell something, the word's usually spelled "hawk". For whatever reason.Homonyms weirdify English.
Steve H.When you go to a pawnbroker you hock your goods, you use the goods as collateral for a loan.The expression "in hock" means in debt.A hawker is a seller of goods, usually door to door.
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