They might not be thumbing lifts
at the roadside, but they may as well be.
It's a word she associates not with thumbing lifts
from strangers, but with me begging her not to "hitch up" her school skirt transforming it into a St Trinian's micro-mini.
And a Mancunian actress has been thumbing lifts
dressed as a mythical figure of lore - the White Wife - collecting stories from drivers.
On his route to Orkney JB, who has run regular open mic nights in Middlesbrough and Stockton, was busking to raise cash for the day centre and then thumbing lifts
Students thumbing lifts
to Copenhagen Picture: ANDREW TEEBAY
The hitch has been held annually for 16 years and this year hopes to raise pounds 300,000 through 800 intrepid hitchers thumbing lifts
"But my trek across the world by thumbing lifts
was an amazing experience."
But in the past Bertie has been left thumbing lifts
on runways as the old Government plane packed up.
Jojo, 21, who worked as a waitress in Dublin, disappeared in November 1995 while thumbing lifts
home to Kilkenny.
And they had to rely on generous motorists stunned at seeing celebrities like EastEnders' Robbie, Ricky, Alan and Tiffany thumbing lifts
"I remember being passed down to the front of the Kop as a young boy in the mid-sixties and thumbing lifts
to away games on the motorway.
The 21-year-old waitress was thumbing lifts
late at night as she made her way home from Dublin to Kilkenny.