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Originating from old England times when people thought that witches existed. People thought that salt would make a witch weak, so the pinch part is pinching of the salt, and the punch part was to banish the witch. The witch would be weak from the salt so the punch was to banish her.
pinch and a punch for the first of the month
- UK Said the first day of a new month, accompanied by a pinch and a punch to the victim.
kick and a flick for being so quick