shanks' pony


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Synonyms for shanks' pony

you own legs

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The awful realisation that you're alone with your newspaper in a carriage full of drunken revellers is enough to make even the bravest of us get off at an earlier stop and take our chances with a taxi or Shanks' pony.
Landing at Dulles Airport is just the start of an exciting journey, using train, boat, metro, bike, Segway and, of course, old-fashioned shoe leather - or Shanks' Pony as my grandma used to call it.
Twenty volunteers go on the trek, which involves planes, night trains, elephant riding, river rafting and Shanks' Pony before reaching the remote northern Thai district of Chiang Mai.
The majority of students will probably not have vehicles and will, therefore, be travelling Shanks' pony.
Picture by DAVE CHARNLEY' SHANKS' PONY Kevin Morby leads the way as Carolina Bazan, left, and Shelby Moore bring up the rear
It has one shop, one hotel and no pubs and the only form of transport is Shanks' Pony - that is unless you are a resident of the Hell Bay, the last hotel in the south of England, which sends a battered old Land Rover to welcome you from the boats that serve as transport between the islands.