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#206518 - 07/27/12 02:07 PM larruping Joined: Mar 2000
Posts: 11,613 Jackie
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Mercy--I thought it was a verb, also! Prolly I just hocus-pocused ( ) it into my personal vocabulary as such.
#206522 - 07/27/12 04:48 PM Re: larruping [Re: Jackie] Joined: Jun 2008
Posts: 9,002 LukeJavan8
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Land of the Flat Water
"hocus-pocused"? I like that!
----please, draw me a sheep----
#206525 - 07/27/12 06:34 PM Re: larruping [Re: Jackie] Joined: Apr 2000
Posts: 10,538 tsuwm
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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.
Last edited by tsuwm; 07/27/12 07:12 PM. Reason: credit where credit is due
#206527 - 07/27/12 09:33 PM Re: larruping [Re: Jackie] Joined: Dec 2000
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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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