Thursday, December 29, 2011


Froggery \FROG-uh-ree\ , noun;
1. A place in which frogs are kept for breeding or as pets; a place in which frogs live or congregate in the wild
2. Humorous: A group or continent of frogs
The coolest frog in the froggery since Kermit. (source)
This word is first attested in 1737 from frog, which is related to Old English frosc. The connection between frosc and frog is certain, but the nature of that connection is uncertain. Frosc became frog because of Old English frogga and frocga, but those conjugations are unusual and historical linguists aren't really sure how they came to be. There is a possible connection with docga, the forebear of dog, and other animal words.

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