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06:54 Jan 22, 2004
English to English translations [Non-PRO] Art/Literary
English term or phrase:two-boxer
Warning: Don't read the ending in public if you don't have two tissues handy...it's a two -boxer"
Does "two-tissues" = 2 boxes of tissues>? and Does "two-boxer" mean "it make you need two boxes of tissues to absorb you tear"?
Explanation: I think what maybe misleading here is that one can think if you need two tissues handy - just two ? - then why would that mean 2 boxes of tissues
well it is because you will cry so much that you will need to tissues at a time to stop the flow and will soon finish your two boxes :-)
it also depends on the brand :-) and absorbency of the paper - since the story is absorbing already
Reviewer: Tammy (see more about me) from Michigan
This is a wonderful feel good book that is definitely a two boxer. That's two boxes of Kleenexes that you'll need to get through this one! The very first story sets the tone for the whole book. This story about a mother and daughter and the love that they shared was the most touching and one of the best stories contained within. As with any anthology, with many authors, the writing style differs throughout and you may find yourself captured by one author and wanting to get rid of the next author all within the same chapter.
Explanation: It's philosophical terms. "One-boxer" and "two-boxer". "One-boxer" is dominated, "two-boxer" dominates. Comes from boxing. Two-boxer is the one who can hit strong with both hands. One-boxer has one can which is not as strong as the other.
In your context, it hits you with both hands, from up and down, from left and right, with hooks, with uppercuts, with jabs, etc...