Sep 6, 2011

Old Timey Word of the Week

This week's Old Timey Term is a classic.  You have heard it many times and may have even received a few.  How about a delicious "knuckle sandwich." This is one of my favorite old timey terms.  In the past, if someone was getting on your nerves, you might offer them a knuckle sandwich.  Also known as a punch to the mouth, the knuckle sandwich was usually more of an empty threat than a promise to deliver.  One of the best components of using this phrase is the accompanying fist pound into the hand motion that you make while threatening the knuckle sandwich.  Origins of the phrase are not really known. If nothing else, researching the term knuckle sandwich yielded some great images.

Burger 365

 
Picture courtesy of peacheykeene.com

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