Implies that some part of the thing which is scrogged is recoverable, but only enough to make the fact of the scrogitude more painful.
See also: scrag, hose, hosement, mung, munge.
scrog /skrog/ vt.
[Bell Labs] To damage, trash, or
corrupt a data structure. "The list header got scrogged." Also
reported as `skrog', and ascribed to the comic strip "The
Wizard of Id". Compare scag; possibly the two are related.
Equivalent to scribble or mangle.
--The Jargon File version 4.3.1, ed. ESR, autonoded by rescdsk.
Scrog (?), n. [Cf. Scrag, or Gael. sgrogag anything shriveled, from sgrag to compress, shrivel.]
A stunted shrub, bush, or branch.
© Webster 1913.
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