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Mon Apr 19 13:39:35 UTC 2004
In my region (Acadiana; french louisiana)/generation (boomers), we use
snarf as a blend between snort and snuffle, in reference to the mid-laugh
James Smith wrote:
> --- "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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