chalk-full vs chock-full, chuck-full : Common Errors in English

About chalk-full vs chock-full, chuck-full

Originally a person or thing stuffed to the point of choking was “choke-full.” In modern speech this expression has become “chock-full,” or in less formal American English, “chuck-full.” Chalk has nothing to do with it.

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  • Jasper County Fair comes to a close

    The Jasper County Fair came to a close on Thursday, July 25, sending weary attendees back to their respective corners of the county after a week chalk-full of cool weather, music, food, animal shows and fun.
    on July 29, 2013 Source: Newton Daily News

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