To Crop Or Not To Crop…

Yeah yeah… I know… I promissed to give you a list of abbreviations and such about scrapbooking, but the list is still not complete… Almost there! I just didn’t wanna keep this one from y’all…

The ORIGINAL definition of crop…

Crop: 1.a. Cultivated agricultural plants as grain, vegetables, or fruit. b. the total yield of agricultural produce in a given season or place. 2. A group, quantity or supply appearing at one time (a crop of presidential candidates) 3. A short haircut 4. An earmark on an animal 5.a. A short whip with a loop serving as a lash, used in horseback riding b. The stock of a whip 6.a. A pouch-like enlargement of a birds’ esophagus in which food is stored or partially digested. b. A similar organ in earthworms insects, and other intervertebrates. 1.v. To cut off stems or top of a plant 2. To cut very short 3. To clip 4. To reap, harvest 5. To cause to grow or yield a crop or crops 6. To plant or to grow.

….Finally the definition only known to “croppers”

To Crop: 1. To cultivate an abundance of photos in such a way that it appears aesthetically pleasing to other croppers. 2.a. A recent addiction, in which the addict convinces their spouse that it is a necessity of life, which without it all domicile harmony will be jeopardized. 2b . a subconscious way by spouses to finally acquire more tools than their spouses. 3. A ploy by those companies whose sticker stands, formerly located at the end of card aisles, to sell more stickers and turn a small enterprise into a major section at department stores 4. An additional ploy by magazine owners to produce yet another line of magazines for another subculture. 5. Spousal stress reliever (as in “Honey, I’m going to crop”) this in turn relieves stress in the spouse knowing the loved one will be occupied for at least 5-6 hours (min). 6. sim. To stay away, back off. (as in “Kids, I’m going to crop”) meaning stay away and ask Dad if you want anything. 7. an attempt to convince children that cropping is more cool than power tools. (yeah, right!)


NOW YOU KNOW… How soon do we forget! She off for the (satur)day to crop, which leaves me & the boys to a whole day of Wii-ing… I am off the next 2 weeks to create a spare bedroom.

Here she will house her sleepover-scrap-friends… How’s that for the next project…

Anyway! Have a nice weekend

BubbaH!



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