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#206518 - 07/27/12 10:07 AM larruping
Loc: Louisville, Kentucky
Mercy--I thought it was a verb, also! Prolly I just hocus-pocused ( ) it into my personal vocabulary as such.
#206522 - 07/27/12 12:48 PM Re: larruping [Re: Jackie]
Loc: Land of the Flat Water
"hocus-pocused"? I like that!_________________________
----please, draw me a sheep----
#206525 - 07/27/12 02:34 PM Re: larruping [Re: Jackie]
Loc: this too shall pass
Originally Posted By: JackieMercy--I thought it was a verb, also!
well, larrup is a verb; to beat, flog or thrash:
I'll larrup you till you can't stand.
and we all know how easy it is to noun a verb:
Your father'll give you a fine larrupin' if he comes home and there's that cow lost.
and then, reverbing the noun:
Heard the first spatter of drops, the outriders Larruping on the road.
edit: all citations thanx to OED online.
Edited by tsuwm (07/27/12 03:12 PM)
Edit Reason: credit where credit is due
#206527 - 07/27/12 05:33 PM Re: larruping [Re: Jackie]
Larruping is also the progressive form of the verb.
Yer paw'll be larruping you up one side and down the other when he finds out whut you done.
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