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  • I think it has been besteaded by frack/frak ... What the frack? What a frack up! LOL

    November 23, 2011

  • (Obsolete, dialect) Used in exclamations, as in "What a ferrup," "What the ferrups" (= "What the deuce"), "by the ferrups." According to OED, first used by Dryden in Troilus and Cressida: "Put up, and vanish; they are coming out: What a ferrup, will you play when the dance is done?"

    I think it's time for a ferrups revival.

    February 9, 2008