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Pumble #217082
06/14/14 08:36 AM
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pum·mel [puhm-uhl]
verb (used with object), pum·meled, pum·mel·ing or ( especially British ) pum·melled, pum·mel·ling.
to beat or thrash with or as if with the fists.

I always thought that there was also a word PUMBLE that meant the same thing as PUMMEL.

Obviously I was wrong.

It was always used when we were playing sport and we would say that, "we pumbled the opposition."

Urban Dictionary has not let me down, it does exist.


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Re: Pumble [Re: Bazr] #217084
06/14/14 11:15 AM
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They have chimbley, too.

Re: Pumble [Re: Bazr] #217093
06/15/14 09:48 AM
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Urban Dictionary may not always be a reliable source.


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Re: Pumble [Re: Bazr] #217099
06/15/14 10:55 AM
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But if you read the UD entry, you might note that it does imply that pumble is a corruption of pummel.

Re: Pumble [Re: Bazr] #217101
06/15/14 11:08 AM
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You can only take each entry on it's own merits.


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