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    clod hopping

    i heard clod hopping meant rude,but dunno whether it's accurate.I also heard that clod hopper meant bumpkin,so any relations? and the how you define the two words .thx

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    Re: clod hopping

    Hello Forch

    Yes, that's correct. A "clod" is a lump of earth; to "hop" is to move in jumps. "Clodhopper" therefore suggests a clumsy, country fellow who moves (or perhaps dances) in an unco-ordinated, unsophisticated, clumsy fashion.

    MrP

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