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GPS Studio Services
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San Francisco, California, US


People get emotional about the slang use of the word here, I was wondering if it was actually in the dictionary.  Look at what I found:

https://www.google.com/search?q=definit … e&ie=UTF-8

It seems the word means different things in different parts of the world.  Now I know though, if I tell you to "get togged ..." an articulate person would know what I meant, at least if they were in the right country.
Dec 03 12 07:43 am  Link  Quote 
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Andy G 323
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Bradford, England, United Kingdom


Presumably you mean get dressed?  Togs used to mean clothes when I was a kid but I have not heard it used in that sense for a long time. All togged up would mean all dressed up.

In the UK models frequently abbreviate photographer to tog and it does not seem to cause the same offence that it does in the US.
Dec 03 12 12:04 pm  Link  Quote 
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ArtisticPhotography
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Buffalo, New York, US


Tog is a guy around these parts who's looking for a name for his next account, by all accounts.
Dec 03 12 12:37 pm  Link  Quote 
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ArtisticPhotography
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Buffalo, New York, US


Is it also a frog, to someone with a Scotchish accent?
Dec 03 12 12:39 pm  Link  Quote 
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SPierce Photography
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Amherst, Massachusetts, US


I'm actually surprised Tog hasn't dropped by yet !
Dec 03 12 12:40 pm  Link  Quote 
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GPS Studio Services
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Andy G 323 wrote:
Presumably you mean get dressed?  Togs used to mean clothes when I was a kid but I have not heard it used in that sense for a long time. All togged up would mean all dressed up.

In the UK models frequently abbreviate photographer to tog and it does not seem to cause the same offence that it does in the US.

There were actually a couple of definitions for "tog" in the dictionary specifically for the UK.

Dec 03 12 08:12 pm  Link  Quote 
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Dan K Photography
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STATEN ISLAND, New York, US


It is an abbreviation for photographer.
Dec 03 12 08:13 pm  Link  Quote 
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John Photography
Posts: 12,699
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia


Yeah when I was a kid "tog" was mostly used as a plural "togs" referred to bathers or "get your togs on."

It's one of those funny words you don't see often.

There's a shop in the USA called "The Tog Shop" which sells ladies fashions.... I found that while googling the word "tog"
Dec 03 12 08:31 pm  Link  Quote 
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Honey Stinger
Posts: 6,347
Madison, Wisconsin, US


Tog is Sturgeon bait. You obviously know nothing about the big fish.
Dec 03 12 08:36 pm  Link  Quote 
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Art Silva
Posts: 9,378
Santa Barbara, California, US


Only on MM where there are Togs, Mods and MUAs.

Before I joined this site I'd never heard these terms, then I realized that it's just a bunch of lazy people at their keyboards  tongue
Dec 03 12 09:14 pm  Link  Quote 
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