Date: Thu, 14 Mar 1996 21:42:53 -0500 From: Ronald Butters Subject: Re: "smathered" On Thu, 14 Mar 1996, David Robertson wrote: > And has anybody else heard the expression "cobbed", as for example > when my 62 - year - old dad says "Boy, when we took my brother to the > casino, we really got cobbed on that one!" It means 'royally screwed > over', I think, but evidently isn't considered obscene... > I'd forgotten all about this expression. We used it exactly that way when I was iln college (U of Iowa, 1958-62). I recall it from highschool as well. Did you check the Random House slang dictionary?