Use this forum to suggest Good Words for Professor Beard.
William Hupy
Posts: 482
Joined: Fri Apr 15, 2011 2:14 pm


Postby William Hupy » Thu Feb 07, 2013 1:02 pm

Is this word only to be used in conjunction with teeth? For the life of me I can not think of a single instance when it has been used otherwise. What else is gnashed or gnashable? In other words what has gnashosity besides teeth? We need an entirely gnew set of words.
William A. Hupy

Perry Lassiter
Grand Panjandrum
Posts: 3207
Joined: Wed Jan 03, 2007 12:41 pm
Location: RUSTON, LA

Re: gnash

Postby Perry Lassiter » Thu Feb 07, 2013 6:37 pm

Let me gnaw on that one a bit.

Senior Lexiterian
Posts: 644
Joined: Sun Feb 14, 2010 6:08 pm
Location: London, UK

Re: gnash

Postby Audiendus » Thu Feb 07, 2013 8:50 pm

There are a few references on the web to "gnashing gears". It sounds more vivid than "grinding". :twisted:

User avatar
Grand Panjandrum
Posts: 5335
Joined: Thu Sep 28, 2006 9:31 am
Location: Finger Lakes, NY

Re: gnash

Postby Slava » Thu Feb 07, 2013 9:39 pm

Audiendus wrote:There are a few references on the web to "gnashing gears". It sounds more vivid than "grinding". :twisted:

Well, you beat me to it, Audiendus. This one popped into my head when I read the original post. Then I doubted myself. Gears are teeth, after all.
Life is like playing chess with chessmen who each have thoughts and feelings and motives of their own.

Philip Hudson
Grand Panjandrum
Posts: 2051
Joined: Thu Feb 23, 2006 4:41 am
Location: Texas

Re: gnash

Postby Philip Hudson » Sat Feb 09, 2013 2:41 am

There is a slang meaning of gnash. I think the g might be pronounced in this usage, but I'm not sure since my children are way past being teens. In my generation we said swell or peachy keen.
It is dark at night, but the Sun will come up and then we can see.

Return to “Good Word Suggestions”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 6 guests