Word: Slobberknocker, Slobberknockered

Christopher Philippo toff at MAC.COM
Sat Dec 21 18:28:18 UTC 2013

“‘This should be what’s known as a slobber knocker.  We’re the only two unbeaten teams in the [football] conference.’“
Hooper, Rick. “Chiefs hoping to change tune in IMAC [Inter Mountain Athletic Conference].” Rogersville Review [TN]. October 19, 1989: B2. http://fultonhistory.com/Process%20Small/Newspapers/Newspapers%20%20Out%20of%20NY/Rogersville%20TN%20Review/Rogersville%20TN%20Review%201989/Rogersville%20TN%20Review%201989%20-%201263.pdf

"Rah! rah! rah! let's make a noise
"And help the sport of these tender boys;
"For love of college is doubly thrilled
"When men are mangled and maimed and killed.”
John, Wallace. "Football, by All Means." Syracuse Herald [NY]. December 30, 1905: 4 col 3.

Christopher K. Philippo

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