Jog vs Wog - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between jog and wog

is that jog is a form of exercise, slower than a run; an energetic trot while wog is (british|slang|pejorative|ethnic slur) any dark-skinned person most commonly used to refer to people of indian, north african, mediterranean, or middle eastern ancestry or wog can be abbreviation of polliwog or wog can be a minor illness, a bug, an insect or parasite or wog can be (scientology) an acronym for "without goals", ie a person who is not a scientologist or wog can be wog = water-oil-gas, typically marked on valves indicating acceptable for use with these fluids.

As verbs the difference between jog and wog

is that jog is to push slightly; to move or shake with a push or jerk, as to gain the attention of; to jolt while wog is (slang) to steal.

jog

English

(wikipedia jog)

Noun

(en noun)
  • A form of exercise, slower than a run; an energetic trot.
  • Verb

    (jogg)
  • To push slightly; to move or shake with a push or jerk, as to gain the attention of; to jolt.
  • jog one's elbow
  • * John Donne
  • Now leaps he upright, jogs me, and cries: Do you see / Yonder well-favoured youth?
  • * Alexander Pope
  • Sudden I jogged Ulysses, who was laid / Fast by my side.
  • To shake, stir or rouse.
  • I tried desperately to jog my memory.
  • (exercise) To move in an energetic trot.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Jog' on, ' jog on, the footpath way.
  • * Milton
  • So hung his destiny, never to rot, / While he might still jog on and keep his trot.
  • * Robert Browning
  • The good old ways our sires jogged safely over.
  • To cause to move at an energetic trot.
  • to jog a horse
  • To straighten stacks of paper by lightly tapping against a flat surface.
  • wog

    English

    (wikipedia wog)

    Etymology 1

    Perhaps an abbreviation of golliwog . The claim that it is an acronym for Westernised Oriental gentleman is demonstrably false, as this etymology does not seem to occur before the 1960’s although the term had been in use for over a hundred years at that point.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (British, slang, pejorative, ethnic slur) Any dark-skinned person. Most commonly used to refer to people of Indian, North African, Mediterranean, or Middle Eastern ancestry.
  • (Australia, slang, pejorative, ethnic slur) A person of Southern European, Mediterranean (especially Italian, Croatian, Lebanese, Greek, Serbian, Macedonian and Bosnian people).
  • Synonyms
    * (person of Italian descent) dago * (person of Italian descent) Eyetie * (person of Italian descent) goombah * (person of Italian descent) greaseball * (person of Italian descent) guido * (person of Italian descent) guinea * (person of Italian descent) wop

    Etymology 2

    Abbreviation of polliwog .

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Abbreviation of polliwog
  • (nautical, slang) Short for pollywog, or a sailor who has never crossed the Equator. Often referred to as either filthy, slimy, or even dirty wogs
  • Etymology 3

    Unknown.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A minor illness, a bug, an insect or parasite.
  • Etymology 4

    Initialism, coined by .

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (Scientology) an acronym for "Without Goals", i.e. a person who is not a Scientologist.
  • Etymology 5

    Initialism.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • WOG = water-oil-gas, typically marked on valves indicating acceptable for use with these fluids.
  • Etymology 6

    Unknown.

    Verb

  • (slang) To steal.
  • Derived terms
    * woggish English terms with unknown etymologies ----