[ thahy-slap-er ]
/ ˈθaɪˌslæp ər /
a very funny joke, remark, story, or incident.
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What’s The Difference Between Baloney And Bologna?Thinly dressed with yellow mustard and slapped between two slices of white bread, bologna is found in the lunchboxes of many American youth. But, what does the cold cut have to do with baloney , a slang word that implies nonsense? The bologna sausage is traditionally made from the “odds and ends” of chicken, turkey, beef, or pork. It is similar to the Italian mortadella …
Origin of thigh-slapper
First recorded in 1960–65
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