a pinch and a punch for the first of the month

a pinch and a punch for the first of the month

A childhood taunt uttered while literally pinching and punching someone on the first day of a new month. Primarily heard in UK, Australia, Ireland. A: "Hey, Tom—a pinch and a punch for the first of the month!" B: "Ouch! Grow up, Barry!"
See also: and, first, for, month, of, pinch, punch
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