Concussion Between Friends

I’ve got a friend that likes to greet people by giving them a friendly jab to the arm or shoulder.

Where did this practice originate from?  When did inflicting pain (albeit a small amount), constitute a friendly greeting?  Maybe I just haven’t played enough organized sports where this sort of thing is probably more common.


I wonder how he greets his wife.

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  1. streep

    I sometimes jab people too. Of course I have some Neanderthal DNA….

    • Cedric

      Heh. Apparently even I didn’t realize how many of my friends do this…I’ve gotten 3 emails so far asking me if I’m writing about them.

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