Neither Ashton Kutcher nor Miley Cyrus was home when they became “swatting” victims.
JASON ( swatting an imaginary gnat): Hope over fear... What a crock.
In the Dallas–Fort Worth area, Kolybe said, there are 12 to 15 incidents of swatting a year.
1796, American English and northern England dialect word, possibly an alteration of Middle English swap "to strike, smite" (see swap), ultimately of imitative origin. Related: Swatted; swatting. The noun is recorded from 1800.
To exchange information: I thought we might be swapping notes on that by now (1970s+)