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Re: Wipe the floor with you

Posted by James Briggs on December 03, 2003

In Reply to: Wipe the floor with you posted by Lotg on December 03, 2003

: Where, when and how did this saying come about?

Guess. From boxing. Outside the boxing ring, when someone's knocked out they tend to be dragged away from the scene, thereby 'cleaning' the floor.