[Ads-l] Heard: _slap-boxing_

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Wed Nov 2 02:06:46 UTC 2016

Used by Daniel Tosh to describe what I knew as "slap-fighting" during my
WWII childhood, ca. 1943.

-boxing: About 65,800 results; in the UD

Playing Hardball - Page 7
Don Kukla - 1992 - ‎Preview
DAN & DAVE. Sell sneakers, Marv. (They both laugh, pushing each other. Soon
they 're wrestling and _slap-boxing_, which ends with DAVE putting DAN in a

-fighting: About 31,200 results; not in the UD

I Rant, Therefore I Am - Page 2
Dennis Miller - 2001 - ‎Preview
Hey. how many times have I seen chunky, tattooed women _slap-fighting_ in
the Laundromat parking lot and wished I knew the back story? And the Yoda
of Daytime. the Professor Emeritus of emotional chum, is one Jerry
Springer, Esquire.
All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint to
come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
-Mark Twain

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