taking knocks in martial arts: hard cross to the head: bang, ouch - nice shot, carry on a sharp roundhouse to the thigh or ribs - oof, thats going to have a mark tomorrow - nice shot, think I can carry on. shot in the stomach - ow! breath, ok, think we're good, lets go again. finish up - go home, open the cupboard onto your toe - ARRRRRGGGGGH!!! Then end of the world, completely debilitated - unleash you expletive vocabulary, hobble around for the next 30 minutes swearing.