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>>Ahem. I am not talking about sex, but rather the
>>meaning of the term "bang".
My goodness. Maybe my mind is in the gutter, but that IS what I was talking
about. A quick visit to www.m-w.com tells me that at least I haven't
totally lost my mind (definition #3)
Main Entry: bang
Etymology: probably of Scandinavian origin; akin to Icelandic banga to
Date: circa 1550
1 : to strike sharply : BUMP
2 : to knock, beat, or thrust vigorously often with a sharp noise
3 : often vulgar : to have sexual intercourse with
What IS the meaning of the term "bang" that you were talking about, if it's
not to risqué to post on a family-oriented message board? I don't see any
other meanings that would fit with what the author was discussing.
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