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larruping #206518
07/27/12 02:07 PM
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Jackie Offline OP
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Mercy--I thought it was a verb, also! Prolly I just hocus-pocused ( smile ) it into my personal vocabulary as such.

Re: larruping [Re: Jackie] #206522
07/27/12 04:48 PM
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"hocus-pocused"? I like that!


----please, draw me a sheep----
Re: larruping [Re: Jackie] #206525
07/27/12 06:34 PM
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Originally Posted By: Jackie
Mercy--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.

smile

edit: all citations thanx to OED online.


Last edited by tsuwm; 07/27/12 07:12 PM. Reason: credit where credit is due
Re: larruping [Re: Jackie] #206527
07/27/12 09:33 PM
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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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