Robert from Hamlin, West Virginia, was surprised to while touring with a gospel group to hear Southerners describe an especially good meal as larrupin’ or larruping. The verb larrup means “to strike,” and larruping is one of several intensifiers that have to do with beating or thrashing, like whopping or striking. This is part of a complete episode.

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