shank's pony


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Noun1.shank's pony - you own legs; "I traveled on shank's mare"
leg - a human limb; commonly used to refer to a whole limb but technically only the part of the limb between the knee and ankle
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Frank chose modes of transport for his theme and members spoke without any preparation for up to three minutes on a variety of methods including Hot Air Balloons, Shank's Pony, Scooters, Canoes and Canal boats.
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I was getting fed up of Shank's pony and unreliable public transport.
I would make them all walk, but the daughter's swimming lesson is at 3.45pm and we wouldn't have a snowball's chance in hell of getting to the pool on time if we relied on Shank's pony.
There will be greater emphasis on transport and manufacturing reflecting the fact that back in those days the reliance for longer distance travel was public transport and, for shorter distance, shank's pony.