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    #1

    "Press hog"

    What does press hog mean? thanx anyway!


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    #2

    Re: "Press hog"

    Context, please.

    Was the sentence along the lines of "Don't let the press hog the best seats"?

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    Re: "Press hog"

    yes it was...what about the therm alone? thx


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    Re: "Press hog"

    "the press" = newspaper men
    "hog the seats" = take up all the seats so no one else can use them.

    There is no term "press hog" [though it is one that might be worth introducing]

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    #5

    Smile Re: "Press hog"

    Thank you very much... it was very well explained... I found such expresson on Tina Brown's "The Diana Chronicles"; which, by the way, is an amazing book... very well written & hard to put down.

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