yawn

See below, definition 2a, for the state of this blog while I focus on my day job. That didn’t take long, did it?

The etymology is also perfect: “to yawn.” But also see definition 1b — a gap in my anatomy?! Stop staring at my hiatus!

hiatus
Main Entry:
hi-a-tus
Pronunciation:
\hī-ˈā-təs\
Function:
noun
Etymology:
Latin, from hiare to yawn — more at yawn
Date:
1563
1 a: a break in or as if in a material object : gap
b: a gap or passage in an anatomical part or organ
2 a: an interruption in time or continuity : break ; especially : a period when something (as a program or activity) is suspended or interrupted (after a 5-year hiatus from writing)
b: the occurrence of two vowel sounds without pause or intervening consonantal sound

Source: http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hiatus

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3 Responses to “yawn”

  1. Dorothy Snarker says:

    What, so soon? Aww, come back to the five and blog soon Scribey Scribe.

  2. linster says:

    Dang it, Scribe! You got my hopes all up and then shattered them. Get that hiatus fixed pronto!

  3. Courtney says:

    Come back soon, Scribe! (please)

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