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Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Alphabe Thursday: Y is for Yawn

We are nearing the end of the Alphabe-Thursday school year.  Today, we are submitting posts that begin with the letter Y.  Please visit Miss Jenny's class to see other submissions.  

Y is for Yawn.  

yawn Verb /yôn/

yawned past tense; yawned past participle; yawns 3rd person singular present; yawning present participle
  1. Involuntarily open one's mouth wide and inhale deeply due to tiredness or boredom
    • he began yawning and looking at his watch
  2. Be wide open
    • a yawning chasm  

22 comments:

  1. Can yawn be an adjective too? It's what I'm feeling from all this cold weather! Ok, maybe adjective isn't the write word, nevermind!

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  2. Love it! LA...Involuntarily open one's mouth wide and inhale deeply due to tiredness or boredom...well I certainly don't yawn when visiting here,love your blog!
    ~JO
    LazyonLoblolly

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  3. It is funny when animals yawn isn't it? Especially cats.
    Sherry

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  4. I am very familiar with this term and very good at it!

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  5. The pic cracks me up! Yawn is a good one for Y, and kinda how I feel on this over cast day:@)

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  6. Cute! Ditto to what Lynn said above. It's overcast, but we need the rain so I'm not complaining... but I am yawning. ;-)

    XO,

    Sheila :-)

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  7. Oh I love this, and oh my goodness, it made me yawn! Can you believe it? (They say yawns are catching--I guess they are!)

    Sending hugs your way!
    XO

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  8. Oooh, I liked the way you did yours! But, you're an old pro at the Alphabe Thursday thingy and I'm a newbie with little time to play before it ends. Boo-hoo! =(

    ~Cathy Kennedy, Children's Author
    The Tale of Ole Green Eyes

    Check out my Alphabe Thursday post!

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  9. And it is contagious too....it always seems that when someone else yawns, I do too...tired or not. Strange???

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  10. I look like this in the afternoon too.

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  11. Very amusing.

    Happy A-Thursday,

    Lola:)

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  12. O My....I hope I don't start yawning for a bit. Cute Post La!

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  13. Glad I'm nowhere near that big, yawning bear mouth!

    =)

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  14. thanks for leaving a comment and bears make loud yawn noises don't they? anyway yawning is contagious and 3 yawns in one day is fantastic :) Have a great week !

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  15. You've got me yawning now. I better take some deep breaths to wake up. :-)

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  16. I am so yawning now just from reading this.

    Teresa

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  17. Great "Y" post - are those bears just coming out of hibernation...big stretches and yawns!

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  18. What a cute, cute post.

    My Granddaughter and I do this to each other all the time...try to make each other yawn. She is wayyy better at it then I am. I think that's because she just wears me out!

    Thanks for a charming link!

    You are a gem!

    A+

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