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ekgheiy
02-28-2005, 02:38 PM
So I've been thinking about the orgins of "frog" as a verb. I looked it up on webster, but "frog" is only a noun. How have knitters come to use "frog" as a verb? :oops:

:?

oshnpashn
02-28-2005, 02:41 PM
From what I understand (I had to ask the same question) it comes from ripping: rip it, rip it, rippit, etc. Any one else?

amy
02-28-2005, 02:42 PM
I was just wondering about this yesterday! Where on earth did this term originate from?! Could it be an acronym?

Fumbled Regretably Oh Gosh.....

LOL,
Amy

ladyindica2000
02-28-2005, 03:42 PM
From what I understand (I had to ask the same question) it comes from ripping: rip it, rip it, rippit, etc. Any one else?

Thats exactly it... you hit the nail on the head :)

Trish

beldaraan
02-28-2005, 04:16 PM
Pretty sure it comes from saying, "rip it" so many times. Say it fast enough, and it sounds like you're saying, "ribbit". As everyone knows ribbit is frog speech.

On a personal note, I am becoming quite fluent in ribbiting. It's almost like a second language. I'm also good at speaking "tink", since my mom hates anything to do with frogs.

8)

amy
02-28-2005, 04:22 PM
"rip it, rip it, rip it...."

How FUNNY! I always wondered!!!

Amy

ekgheiy
02-28-2005, 05:01 PM
RIBBIT!!

Makes sense! :lol:

Funny how terms are created, eh ;)

oshnpashn
02-28-2005, 05:14 PM
:wink:

foldedbird
03-01-2005, 06:33 PM
So what does a knister who's a ribbing addict call herself? hehe

oshnpashn
03-02-2005, 04:09 AM
Okay, what???? I cant' wait anymore!!!

foldedbird
03-02-2005, 04:35 AM
I don't know, I figured one of you might.

oshnpashn
03-02-2005, 12:38 PM
Oh great!!! Let's all put our thinking caps (knitted ourselves of course) on and come up with some funnies!!!

ekgheiy
03-02-2005, 12:49 PM
So what does a knister who's a ribbing addict call herself? hehe

Okay, what???? I cant' wait anymore!!!

I don't know, I figured one of you might.

Oh great!!! Let's all put our thinking caps (knitted ourselves of course) on and come up with some funnies!!!


Um --- a torso?? ribaholic? :lol:

:oops:

beldaraan
03-02-2005, 02:20 PM
So what does a knister who's a ribbing addict call herself? hehe

happy? (http://www.durex.com/cm/productRange.asp?intProdCat=2&intMenuOpen=5&intProd=1240) :lol: