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Re: Clocking

Posted by Victoria S Dennis on September 20, 2008 at 14:16

In Reply to: Clocking posted by Scott on September 20, 2008 at 12:43:

: Origins of "to clock someone"?

Clocks have faces, so "clock" became slang for "face". Thus, to "clock" someone is to hit him in the "clock". (VSD)