Trip trap trip trap (was Re: Can sound be put in these messages?) (UNCLASSIFIED)

Douglas G. Wilson douglas at NB.NET
Sun May 13 06:48:25 UTC 2007

I think this is probably a respectable Norwegian version:,_som_skulde_gaae_til_S%C3%A6ters_og_gj%C3%B8re_sig_fede

"Trip trap" is onomatopoeic, I guess, but also presumably reflects the verb
"trippe" -- about like its English cognate "trip" = "move with short light
steps" or so ("Hvem er det, som tripper paa min bro?"). Of course I am
thoroughly ignorant of Norwegian and defer to any expert or even

-- Doug Wilson

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