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Frogs for Snakes

Director/Writer:Amos PoeThe Shooting Gallery; R; 92 minutesRelease:5/99Cast:Barbara Hershey, Robbie Coltrane, Harry Hamlin, John Leguizamo, Lisa Marie Good actors playing bad actors requires …

The Devil's Dictionary: Frog

by Ambrose Bierce FRIENDSHIPFRYING-PANFROG -n. A reptile with edible legs. The first mention of frogs in profane literature is in Homer's narrative of the war between them and the mice. Sk…

Michigan J. Frog

Michigan J. Frog is a one-hit wonder of the Warner Brothers cartoon stable, star of the 1955 Warner cartoon One Froggy Evening (directed by Chuck Jones). Michigan is a singing, dancing, tophat-wearin…

The Frog-Prince

The Frog-Prince One fine evening a young princess put on her bonnet and clogs, and went out to take a walk by herself in a wood; and when she came to a cool spring of water, that rose in the m…

Brewer's: Frogs

Frenchmen, properly Parisians. So called from their ancient heraldic device, which was three frogs or three toads. “ Qu'en disent les grenouilles? ”—What will the frogs (p…

Brewer's: Frog's March

Carrying an obstreperous prisoner, face downwards, by his four limbs. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894FrogsFrog A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P…

Brewer's: Frog

A frog and mouse agreed to settle by single combat their claims to a marsh; but, while they fought, a kite carried them both off. (Æsop: Fables, clxviii.) Old Æsop's fable, where …

Brewer's: Nic Frog

(See Frog.) Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894NiceNibelungers A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Related ContentAllusi…

Aesop's Fables: The Ox and the Frog

by Aesop The Ass and the Old PeasantThe Man and the ImageThe Ox and the Frog Two little Frogs were playing about at the edge of a pool when an Ox came down to the water to drink, and by a…

Aesop's Fables: The Two Frogs

by Aesop The Farmer and the ViperThe Cobbler Turned DoctorThe Two Frogs Two Frogs were neighbours. One lived in a marsh, where there was plenty of water, which frogs love: the other in a la…