"To ___ slap"

Jesse Sheidlower jester at PANIX.COM
Sun Dec 10 16:32:15 UTC 2000

> When I heard the callers use the expressions, I understood "bitch-slap" to
> be a slap by a bitch and "dope-slap" to be a slap given to a dope precisely
> because he had said or done something dopey (the sort of thing Moe used to
> do to Larry and Curly).

No, a _bitch slap_ is a slap given _to_ a bitch, and is synonymous
with _pimp slap,_ a slap given _from_ a pimp. I assume _dope slap_
refers to the recipient.

Jesse Sheidlower

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