Jonathon Green slang at ABECEDARY.NET
Mon Feb 23 13:24:55 UTC 2004

Minor antedate:

1987 Gary A. Fine _With the Boys_ 173: The idea of a _swirly_ - sticking a
boy’s head in a toilet (either clean or unflushed) and flushing - was
learned by some [...] youngsters attending a summer hockey camp

Those who remember Lindsay Anderson's movie _If_ (1968) may recall that
one hapless boy is given just such a torture and those of us who had the
dubious pleasure of attending all too similar establishments recall the
activity - but as for a UK name? Nothing springs to mind.

Jonathon Green

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