Chalkdown: a teachers’ strike.

Here’s a word we caught this week. We thought we’d share chalkdown with you as one for our South African readers, where it appears this term originates and is mostly used.

Here’s an example of it in use:

I put the chalk down on Thursday afternoon, since the chalkdown started from Friday morning.

What can you do with this word? Show us how you’d use this creatively in the comments below…

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