Posted by James Briggs on April 05, 2006
In Reply to: A bit of slap and tickle Posted by Ann on April 04, 2006
: what does the phrase a bit of slap and tickle actually mean and where did it originate and how. does anyone know?
I'm pretty certain it comes from Victorian music hall. It's a guarded way of impying that a couple are up to a 'mild' bit of sexual activity.