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Re: Weekly Vocab #1.1.2 (repost #1)

From:Henrik Theiling <theiling@...>
Date:Friday, September 1, 2006, 12:19

caeruleancentaur <caeruleancentaur@...> writes:
> >Henrik Theiling <theiling@...> wrote: > > > - snap at, v. bite off with a quick bite; "The dog snapped off a > > piece of cloth from the intruder's pants" > > You don't seem to understand these two verbs the way I do. "Snap > at" and "snap off" are not synonymous.
It is not *me* who understands it in any way. The words together with their definition are taken without modification from the WordNet data base. They are picked at random by the program that generates the mail. Actually, I noticed this, too but only when reading the mail this morning on Conlang, and I fully agree with you. I slept when they were selected. :-) If you feel like making up vocab from it, use any or both senses, or whatever you feel is right, or even something completely different. :-) **Henrik PS: I'll add a bigger note to the automatically generated parts.