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    Smile pound the tar out of =?

    With the tips you've given me, I'm gonna pound the tar out of a certain little smarty-pants tonight.
    pound the tar out of =?

    tar=?


    Thanks!

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    Re: pound the tar out of =?

    It means to beat someone up, or to physically attack them. Quite often it is used when referring to a parent spanking or disciplining a child.

    "Just wait 'til I get you home, I'm gonna pound the tar out of you...."

    Sometimes it is phrased "knock the tar out of" or "beat the tar out of." The phrase has its origins in baseball, where some batters bragged that they hit the ball so hard they knocked the tar out of the horsehide.

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    Smile Re: pound the tar out of =?

    Your explanation is very clear. I got it. Thanks a bunch!

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