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Re: TKO

Posted by Lewis on January 20, 2003

In Reply to: Re: TKO posted by Bob on January 20, 2003

: : From a Harold Melvin & the Bluenotes track [I think "Love TKO"]
: : I'd always guessed it meant something like 'taken care of' - is "TKO" a common acronym and if so what does it stand for?

: It's from boxing: Technical Knockout. (That is, the referree's decision to end a bout when a boxer has been knocked senseless, but doesn't have the prudence to topple over.)

Thanks