Because, first of all, it sopped up all the brain cells for a year while other problems festered.
Dey mixed butter wid home-made syrup and sopped it up wid cornbread.
She just couldn't help crying when I sopped them with the tizwin.
We used to place his saucer of sopped bread, and his saucer of water at the foot of the bush.
A little later Joe had sopped up the water, and quiet was restored.
Van de Greutz was saying; as she sopped up the last drops, he gave the formula.
Andrew from beneath the bench lifted his sopped head, like a turtle, breathless.
I first stripped off my wet clothes, then sopped up the puddle as well as I could, and stopped the leak.
Then he cut away dies of bread, sopped one in the gravy and put it in his mouth.
I ate a piece about the size of a walnut, and there being some sauce in the boat, I sopped it up with a piece of bread and ate it.
Old English sopp- "bread soaked in some liquid," (in soppcuppe "cup into which sops are put"), from Proto-Germanic *supp-, related to Old English verb suppan (see sup (v.2)), probably reinforced by Old French soupe (see soup (n.)). Meaning "something given to appease" is from 1660s, a reference to the sops given by the Sibyl to Cerberus in the "Aeneid."
Old English soppian, from the source of sop (n.). Related: Sopped; sopping.
The way things are properly and usually done: The SOP here is that you ask the chairman first
[WWII armed forces; fr standard operating procedure]
a morsel of bread (John 13:26; comp. Ruth 2:14). Our Lord took a piece of unleavened bread, and dipping it into the broth of bitter herbs at the Paschal meal, gave it to Judas. (Comp. Ruth 2:14.)