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Spanish archer

Posted by RRC on March 13, 2008 at 18:01:

In Reply to: Spanish archer posted by Bruce on March 13, 2008 at 09:11:

: Where did the term give it "the Spanish archer"
: come form?

elbow = El Bow = Spanish archer, thus to give someone the elbow is to give them the Spanish archer.
Woble was I ere I saw El Bow. ;-)