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Posted by Henry on February 15, 2004

In Reply to: Anyone know the origin?? posted by Dayna on February 15, 2004

: My mom comes up with interesting is something like "and after that out of all whooping"
: Any idea where that originated? Also the word "larripin" (sp?) meaning very delicious.

Larripin is in this list of Appalachian English. Where did your Mom come from? Standard American English>Appalachian Equivalent
good health >> stout
inferior >> sorry
much >> heap
small bag >> poke
very good >> larripin