Cark

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Cark

Postby Grogie » Mon Jan 28, 2008 4:57 pm

Distress. Something that burdens the spirit. A troubled state of mind. ''The stress of daily life produces carks in all of us.''

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Postby Perry » Mon Jan 28, 2008 5:20 pm

Grogie,

You are the uncrowned king of esoterica. Long may you reign!
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Postby Grogie » Mon Jan 28, 2008 8:37 pm

Thanks for the very kind words Perry.

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Re: Cark

Postby Slava » Wed Jan 31, 2018 2:22 pm

I just had to look this one up after coming across it in a Dick Francis book. So about 50 years ago it was still in use.
Life is like playing chess with chessmen who each have thoughts and feelings and motives of their own.

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Re: Cark

Postby call_copse » Thu Feb 01, 2018 10:15 am

Strange, a crow carks here. If you cark it though, you are brown bread (dead).
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Re: Cark

Postby Slava » Thu Feb 01, 2018 2:35 pm

Oh my, good old cockney rhyming slang. I get it once it's explained, but never manage to figure it out unassisted.
Life is like playing chess with chessmen who each have thoughts and feelings and motives of their own.


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