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Old 07-22-2001, 12:38 PM
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I'm no expert on the etymology of ethnic slurs, but I thought the derisory name "frogs" referred to the Freanch accent. That is, a Frenchman sounds like a fellow with a cold, the proverbial "frog in his throat," when speaking.