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Old 07-22-2001, 12:56 PM
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We've been through this a few times before,

The French and the Frogs...
and
Why are the French called 'Frogs'?

and the people who actually study language seem to think that "frog" was a generic insult and that the association with froglegs was a later attribution or folk etymology.