It was the swinging Sixties, so there was a lot of sex between the male bosses and the young women—most of it consensual.
The segment was called “swinging in the Suburbs,” and it dovetailed with a Newsweek cover story I wrote on unfaithful women.
“He came running and swinging at my neck as I tried to get out of the way,” she told the paper.
This was, after all, the swinging Sixties in London and the country had moved on.
Well, the defence team of Britain's most famous publicist Max Clifford came out - swinging?
She was seated in a low hammock, swinging gently to and fro.
"I'll break your head," cried the captain, swinging his huge fists.
He struck wildly, swinging his arms like a Flemish mill in a brisk wind.
This is well illustrated in the case of a swinging pendulum.
Thus they struggled until Pike moved under Gulden's swinging club.
Old English swingan "to rush, fling oneself," from Proto-Germanic *swenganan (cf. Old Saxon, Old High German swingan, Old Frisian swinga, German schwingen "to swing, swingle, oscillate") denoting "violent circulatory motion." The meaning "move freely back and forth" is first recorded 1540s. Related: Swung; swinging. Swing shift first recorded 1941, typically 4 p.m. to midnight.
late 14c., "a stroke with a weapon," from swing (v.). Sense of "an apparatus that swings" is first recorded 1680s. Meaning "shift of public opinion" is from 1899. The meaning "variety of big dance-band music with a swinging rhythm" is first recorded 1933, though the sense has been traced back to 1888; its heyday was from mid-30s to mid-40s. Phrase in full swing "in total effect or operation" (1560s) probably is from bell-ringing.