anna huang
meanings of certain phrases women selling The Suffragette at the street corners,or chalking up pavements with details of a forthcoming meeting. what does "chalking up pavements" mean here? Thanks so much!
Jul 1, 2015 5:28 AM
Answers · 2
I assume it means that she was writing the details of the meeting on the pavement (footpath), or what Americans call a "sidewalk", in chalk. These days she would send a Tweet or put it on Facebook!
July 1, 2015
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