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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From the angry-looking vein pulsing away on the chef's neck Shibby was lucky not to have found himself placed on the F-Plan Diet - "F" standing for "fist" and the first course of the day being a knuckle sandwich.
On Saturday, Sean Shanahan, the longtime leader of the Bond's bluegrass scene, will open and close the event with his band, Sean Shanahan's Knuckle Sandwich. The first set will be traditional bluegrass, and the closing set will be dance music.
As Worcester's commissioner of public works and parks, he gave them a proverbial knuckle sandwich last week through a volley of red-hot rhetoric he unleashed over their refusal to back off on mandated improvements to the regional wastewater treatment plant in Millbury.
Food Network star and chef Guy Fieri recently partnered with cutlery company Ergo Chef to create the new "Knuckle Sandwich" knife series that addresses the most common of kitchen ailments: the repetitive stress injuries that result from constant cutting and chopping.
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.
For instance in "Knuckle Sandwich Anyone?" she writes:
After West Side Story, Donald and The Circle needed to change the script for Quadrophenia (knuckle sandwich?) and Chicago (pizza?).
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.
Hamilton's No.1 punster suggested The Eric Joyce - a knuckle sandwich.
There is also a signature sandwich in the works, with a name befitting the store: the Knuckle Sandwich. Using its Facebook page, the single store recently asked customers to submit recipes for the best sandwich, which will make its debut in 2014.