Talk:pandiculation

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Tea room discussionEdit

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I'm frustrated at the current definition, despite being from Webster 1913, in that it doesn't adequately convey what a pandiculation really is. I find that the Wikipedia article w:Yawn gives a better description than our definition from which I cannot exegete the actual phenomenon as one immediately grasps when seeing the image that I now added to the article. Do others agree that the Webster definition is inferior in this case? __meco

That picture certainly helps...a lot. -Atelaes λάλει ἐμοί 20:24, 6 September 2008 (UTC)
Excellent image. No text can replace it. Existing text is adequate, not easily improved, IMHO. DCDuring TALK 18:28, 7 September 2008 (UTC)

As today's Word of the day is pandiculate, it is rather unfortunate that the definition hasn't undergone a revision based upon the one at pandiculation. Also, the highly illuminating image could very well have gone onto the front page as well __meco 09:39, 8 December 2008 (UTC)

Hey Meco, I don't understand what do you want from the definition, it's an excellent definition. You could also just say, "stretching oneself". by the way, can you actually use, "exegete", as a verb? —This comment was unsigned.

Picture is better. Google books gives 679 raw hits "exegeted" and "exegeting". DCDuring Holiday Greetings! 16:10, 27 December 2008 (UTC)

Well, you learn something new every day. Thanks Meco. Thanks DCDuring. —This comment was unsigned.

Thanks for mentioning exegete#Verb. Never occurred to me that it could be a verb; don't remember ever saying or writing "exegesis" or any related term thereof. Barely knew what it meant. I find I usually learn something new at least every hour here. DCDuring Holiday Greetings! 18:43, 27 December 2008 (UTC)
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