- Alternative spelling of crosstalk.
1960, P. G. Wodehouse, Jeeves in the Offing, chapter VII:
- He re-gurgled. “But this is terrible.” “Might be considerably better, I agree.” “Your uncle will be most upset.” “He'll have kittens.” “Kittens?” “That's right.” “Why kittens?” “Why not?” From the look on Bobbie's face, as she stood listening to our cross-talk act, I could see that the inner gist was passing over her head. Cryptic, she seemed to be registering it as.