James Smith jsmithjamessmith at YAHOO.COM
Mon Apr 19 13:20:50 UTC 2004

--- "Kathleen E. Miller" <mimillerkYNYTIMESOM> wrote:

In my house, that's "to snort".  "You snort when you
laugh."  (DeDerivative a small or less
nonoticeablenort, a "snsnortlette) "Snarf" refers to
eating quickly, usually greedily.  "He snarfed
everything in sight."  "We snarfed some munchies."

> Snarf to me has always been the sound your nose
> makes (occasionally and
> usually embarrassingly) in the midst of laughter.
> "You just snarfed!" was a
> common saying in the corridors of my high school and
> a snarf usually
> brought on more laughing, and more snarfing. [Sandra
> Bullock's character in
> Miss Congeniality does it often].
> Kathleen E. Miller
> They now call me "News Assistant, Columnist"
> The New York Times

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