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knuckle-rapping

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  • And then, no sooner out of jacket and circulation restored, than I started knuckle-rapping the information.

    Chapter 16

  • Yet what the knuckle-rapping enforcer of journalistic standards didn't honestly disclose was that he is also your Montclair neighbor, as well as a sometime guest on your show.

    Lee Siegel: Somewhere in New Jersey

  • They always have been, despite those clichés about knuckle-rapping, etc.

    Think Progress » Bishops Dismiss Other Catholic Groups: We’re The Only Ones Able To Understand Health Care Policy

  • Meryl Streep plays an old-school, knuckle-rapping nun, the principal of the parish school, who mistrusts the priest's affectionate ways with the boys.

    My Religious Life, Condensed

  • And I am now a nervous wreck writing anything after Headmaster Mr Charkin's knuckle-rapping, chalk throwing disciplinary on the subject of misplaced apostrophes and Deputy Head Mistress, Ms Hill, marching in and lobbing the board duster across the classroom.

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  • Almost everyone believed that the heavenly knuckle-rapping was over and that speculation could be now resumed in earnest.

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  • We are persuaded to believe that a mother has an instinctive knowledge of whatever is necessary for a child's welfare, and the child, until it reaches the knuckle-rapping age at least, an instinctive knowledge of its own requirements.

    Mankind in the Making

  • All that had passed I told Victoria, save what in loyalty to my countess I might not; Victoria imparted to me the story of the knuckle-rapping.

    The King's Mirror

  • On questioning Victoria, I found that Krak's softness did not extend beyond the limits of my sickroom; she had indeed ceased the knuckle-rapping, but in its place she curtailed Victoria's liberty and kept her nose to the grindstone pitilessly.

    The King's Mirror

  • Canada's spy agency flatly denies it practises a controversial anti-terrorism tactic that got it a firm knuckle-rapping from a federal watchdog.

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