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For me, becoming a celebrity was like being in the eye of a hurricane. Suddenly, I was an international cover girl. Everybody was lapping up my Hemingwayness. They wanted to rub elbows with me or brush up against me.
I reached my full height at age 11, and I was clumsy as all get-out – all elbows and knees, couldn’t get up a flight of stairs without falling down. I wanted to be a cute, petite blonde, but I’m a big ol’ strapping thing, so I just accept it.
I had this mentality that I had to go out to everyone’s show so everyone at the end of the week would come to mine – that I had to go out and rub elbows, find exposure. A small part of that is true. But if something is good, people will notice when you put it out.
That was the era when we might have destroyed Russia completely and not even skinned our elbows doing it.
From a young age, I was rubbing elbows with a very different kind of person and social class, and I felt a lot of tension and conflict in my identity because of that.
Everything I had been taught to regard as a vice – and I still regard them as vices – under Thatcherism was in fact a virtue: Greed, selfishness, no care for the weaker, sharp elbows, sharp knees.
My strength is my wrestling, but I don’t focus on it as much. I try to focus on a lot of different things like knees, elbows, submissions, and submission defense – just a lot of different things.
Wall Street trading floors have long been seen as bastions of testosterone that rewarded, literally, those with sharp elbows who could throw a punch.
I am one of the guys who really capitalized on the ground-and-pound game and am very vicious on the ground. I let go of a lot of elbows and cause a lot of damage.
Jon Jones is amazing; he’s so confident. He uses his elbows very well, and I think he’s a great talent.
‘Outlaw Cook’ was a revelation. Folks like Jeff Smith and Marcella Hazan got me interested in cooking, but John Thorne pushed me into the path that I follow to this day. This is the only cookbook I’ve ever read that understands how men really eat: over the sink, in the dark, greasy to the elbows.
I’d rather have head stomps and kicks to the head on the ground rather than elbows because I think to kick someone in the head while they’re laying on their back is very hard. Elbows are easy. You can be here, and I just cut you and won the fight.
I took responsibility in Munich from the beginning. But I could not walk in with splayed elbows into the club and say, ‘Here comes the Schalke captain.’
I’ve seen elbows that broke eye sockets. I’ve seen a German goalkeeper just level a French guy. His teammates thought he was dead lying on the ground. This was in 1982 at my first World Cup. But a bite is outside any kind of contact collision: dirty foul play. A bite is a bite.
When you rebound, you’ve got to get some edge. You get some elbows early in the game, it kind of gets your blood flowing. Then you’re kind of just on edge, just aggressive from there.
I think the desire to be funny was a mixture of wanting to be liked but also wanting to throw your elbows a bit.
My elbows are double-jointed, so I can flip them inside out.
I think it’s fun to serve comfort food because it’s an instant ice-breaker. If somebody’s expecting fancy food, and you whip out some fried chicken, they feel like, you know, they can put their elbows on the table, and the etiquette police aren’t going to come out.
I am not aiming to be unpopular. I am aiming to get good results, and sometimes you need to stick your elbows out to get those results.
I understand the politics of Washington, D.C. You need to hold firm, you need to work with your colleagues, and you need to throw elbows.
Not too many people present a good ground game from the bottom. They survive a little bit, and it’s kind of boring. But not too many people are attacking from the bottom, hurting with elbows. They don’t bring that kind of game because it takes a long time to develop.
I kept thinking I would be spending my life up to my elbows in shampoo.
We didn’t do training in grappling for Chiesa; I was about to put the hands on him, put the elbows on him, put the knees on him, put the hurt on him the way I’d trained for.
Someone taught us how to craft a resume, what to wear to a job interview and not to put our elbows on the table. Athletes also must be trained as professionals. Their livelihoods depend on it.
Well, being my type of fighter and my type of guy, you know I throw a lot of barrage of punches, kicks, knees and elbows.
I’ve had my elbows operated on, both my knees are shot, I’ve got stitches everywhere.
I’ve had an operation on my knee, two operations on my hand, injuries on elbows and stuff but you get through it.
All the kids – well, I don’t know about the girls in the family, but all the boys – worked in my grandfather’s office in the summers and maybe on weekends once in a while, so they saw how he operated. They saw how he treated people. They saw the kinds of people he rubbed elbows with.
Oh, I’d never put my elbows on the table.
It was so draining. Going to parties to rub elbows with so-and-so and act like it’s no big deal, when really all I was doing was hoping I’d have the success they had.