Word: Slobberknocker, Slobberknockered

ADSGarson O'Toole adsgarsonotoole at GMAIL.COM
Sat Dec 21 17:20:18 UTC 2013

Bill Mullins
> Huntingdon PA _Daily News_  January 14, 1991  p 4 col 1
> "Bears' defensive tackle Dan Hampton predicted the game would be a
> "slobber knocker." "
> Chicago IL _Daily Herald_ 11/29/1994  sec 2 p 5 col 4
> "In football jargon, Burken's hit was a "slobberknocker"."

Great! Thanks, Bill, for these excellent citations in the domain of
football which antedate the cite in the domain of wrestling. Thanks
also to Ben for pointing to his valuable NYT article.

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