[Ads-l] Antedating of "bro hug"

Hugo hugovk at GMAIL.COM
Sun Mar 20 22:33:47 UTC 2016

New in the March 2016 update of the OED is "bro hug".

OED: 25 April 2001

Here's an antedating:

From: "Waro" <wa... at gw.total-web.net>
Newsgroups: rec.motorcycles.harley
Subject: Re: Vermort-5
Date: Wed, 6 Sep 2000 03:29:02 -0400
Rich...if you got out behind that computer terminal and went out to the
meets I don't think they would pound the shit out of you.   They would
probably give you one of those big bro hugs and tell you your a funny guy.


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