Spranger Bears

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In a certain part of the world a Spranger is a person who habitually appropriates stuff lying around, for resale for a few bucks or for personal use.

For example
Adjective – I saw a Spranger Man walking upstream with a fridge!
Noun – That darned Spranger took my pencil case.
Verb – She sprang my pen.
Gerund – The art of Spranging.

There is a subtle difference between spranging and stealing.
Mary leaves a big jar of pepper sauce outside by the road to cure in the sun. Spranger Man passes, takes the pepper sauce (that has no obvious owner!) and tries to sell it to my aunt further down the road.

Spranger has been used to refer to a random person who looks like they would sprang something, but I think that’s an inappropriate and unfair use.


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