Watching like a hock

If you’ve been watching Yahoo! Travel like a hawk, you probably noticed that you can pawn items at a rodeo:

hocking travel

Or you probably noticed that the writer didn’t know the difference between hock, which means to pawn, and hawk, which means to sell.

What does a tick say?

Just skip over the capitalized syndrome, and head right to the verbal ticks in this excerpt from Yahoo! Travel:

verbal ticks

A verbal tick is one of these guys who actually speaks:

tic pic

The uncontrollable outbursts of words from those with Tourette’s are verbal tics.

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