Early example of "crap out"?
gt1 at NYU.EDU
Mon Mar 26 15:23:46 UTC 2001
>From a recent posting:
> >The expression "crop out" in this sense is apparently much less
> common>than >"crop up" today. But "crop out" apparently was used
> like this more
> >commonly >in the 19th Century,...
> That is interesting. I myself would be more likely to use "crop
> up," but
> "crop out" also seemed natural to me.
There is also the geologist's term "outcrop".
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