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grin.gif Post 514918 posted on 19-9-2018 at 22:43 Reply With Quote
What do you call a group of small children?



https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2018/sep/18/paradise-life-spanish-city-banned-cars-pontevedra

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Teachers herd crocodiles of small children across town without the constant fear that one of them will stray into traffic.


Or, is this literal, and the teachers are steering crocodiles owned by small children through the town?laughy_smilie
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[*] Post 514922 posted on 20-9-2018 at 02:07 Reply With Quote


It's an interesting phrase and one I must remember. Not sure if this is unique or the etymology of such a phrase will be traced back to this. I like it. The premise of a car free zone is great, too.
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[*] Post 514933 posted on 20-9-2018 at 14:25 Reply With Quote


Seems to be right enough although I can't say I've heard it in local use . From the Cambridge Dictionary

"UK informal" : a line of people, especially children, who are walking in pairs
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