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#6612177 - 01/02/17 10:23 AM what's a "toad"
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all these hunting and fishing guys call a big animal a "toad"


why? toads aren't big???
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#6612202 - 01/02/17 10:32 AM Re: what's a "toad" [Re: Buzzsaw]
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Yeah, they should say like "Wow, what an elephant!" confused2

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#6612227 - 01/02/17 10:52 AM Re: what's a "toad" [Re: Buzzsaw]
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The same guys say things like:
I smoked him
I gave him a dirt nap
He was DRT
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#6612248 - 01/02/17 11:06 AM Re: what's a "toad" [Re: Buzzsaw]
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Toads are usually swole.
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#6612278 - 01/02/17 11:26 AM Re: what's a "toad" [Re: Buzzsaw]
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Why does it matter ?
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#6612536 - 01/02/17 02:08 PM Re: what's a "toad" [Re: Buzzsaw]
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Originally Posted By: QuitShootinYoungBucks
Toads are usually swole.


Right. I have a landowner that refers to big hogs and bucks as toads, big fish as hogs, etc. I get the impression that 'toad' means well filled out, spread, or "swole."

It is just an idiom, sort of like big swords being called "pigs." Big swords in no way resemble pigs. Not all idioms are exact or directly representative.
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#6612731 - 01/02/17 04:08 PM Re: what's a "toad" [Re: Buzzsaw]
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It's a metaphor.
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#6612840 - 01/02/17 05:16 PM Re: what's a "toad" [Re: Buzzsaw]
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What about "running"? What scope you running brah? I'm running an Aimpoint on my AR brah. What you shooting? I'm running 77 grain Matchkings brah!

That one bugs the crap put of me.


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#6612853 - 01/02/17 05:21 PM Re: what's a "toad" [Re: scottfromdallas]
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What about "running"? What scope you running brah? I'm running an Aimpoint on my AR brah. What you shooting? I'm running 77 grain Matchkings brah!

That one bugs the crap put of me.
it's bruh no brah
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#6612873 - 01/02/17 05:34 PM Re: what's a "toad" [Re: Buzzsaw]
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Worst one for me is "yote". rolleyes
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#6612908 - 01/02/17 05:56 PM Re: what's a "toad" [Re: Buzzsaw]
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I guess its cuz I'm old and not hip...bra
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#6612921 - 01/02/17 06:01 PM Re: what's a "toad" [Re: Buzzsaw]
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Idioms are slang that I try never to use. Pronghorn antelope are not goats! (Almost never, but I have slipped not often but when it happens I feel a bit stupid.)
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#6613036 - 01/02/17 06:46 PM Re: what's a "toad" [Re: Buzzsaw]
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Originally Posted By: Buzzsaw
I guess its cuz I'm old and not hip...bra
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#6613274 - 01/02/17 08:05 PM Re: what's a "toad" [Re: Buzzsaw]
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It's a new language called millennialeze. I don't get it either.
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#6613460 - 01/02/17 09:25 PM Re: what's a "toad" [Re: Buzzsaw]
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It's what you say after the toad truck guy gets through.
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