knuckle sandwich


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knuckle sandwich

A punch in the mouth. If you keep mocking me, you're going to get a knuckle sandwich!
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*knuckle sandwich

Inf. a punch. (*Typically: ask for ~; get ~; give someone ~; want ~.) A: Nyah! Your mother smokes cigars! B: You want a knuckle sandwich?
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knuckle sandwich

n. a blow struck in the teeth or mouth. How would you like a knuckle sandwich?
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knuckle sandwich

A punch in the mouth. Associated with urban street toughs, the phrase was common in “Dead End” and “Bowery Boys” movies where the threat of being served a meal of someone's fist was all part of the characters' bravado.
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Having been a fan of Ergo knives for a few years, Fieri partnered up with the company to create a line that complemented his Hot Rod personality, and the Guy Fieri Knuckle Sandwich Series knives are the result.
After serving as a willing or unwilling participant in about a hundred one-on-one and multi-officer melees involving OC sprays, I concluded I'd rather rely on a traditional knuckle sandwich or my Deluxe Thump-O-Matic nightstick.
Not literally - although a knuckle sandwich from the hotel owner wouldn't be entirely unwarranted - but nonetheless the blow is enough to make me sit up, look around, and realise I'm no longer who I think I am or who I've been for all my adult life.
But try telling the Watford-based 16st 7lbs front-rower that he isn't as Welsh as Swansea Bay cockles on Bara Brith and you could end up on the wrong end of a knuckle sandwich.
and gets a knuckle sandwich from an unimpressed local?
Top Scots chef Gordon Ramsay last night described as "absurd" claims he served a KNUCKLE sandwich.
In fact, if you had congratulated one of the guys in my high school on the stylishness of his bold new ragamuffin look, he might have asked you if you were looking for a knuckle sandwich.
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This makes it an ideal game for Christmas, when the family comes round, the party hats have split and Uncle Alec, full of brown ale and swear-words, is getting close to giving Cousin Roger a knuckle sandwich.
They thought, 'This guy deserves a knuckle sandwich,' and Mr.
So if any big, mean-looking prop tries to welcome me to professional rugby with a knuckle sandwich, I won't retaliate.
Sadly the cameraman didn't give him a knuckle sandwich, which might have cut little Lord Fauntleroy down to size.
It doesn't take much reading between the lines of your e-mails to know there's a buncha guys out there who think hunting black bear with a willow switch might be fun, and women who sincerely feel a lot of social problems could be solved with a judicious and gracefully-applied knuckle sandwich.