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  • n. Plural form of fidget.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of fidget.

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  • This word DESCRIBES ME.

    June 23, 2008

  • This is a thrilling scientific breakthrough!

    June 23, 2008

  • Bilby, you were right. They served some Belgian chocolate (in seashell shapes!) at the coffee break yesterday afternoon, and the conference ended only two hours later. I'll have to see if it cures other kinds of conferences.

    June 23, 2008

  • Ha! Excellent use of your time!

    June 20, 2008

  • Belgian chocolate is a good cure for database conferences.

    June 20, 2008

  • Database conference--we're all online surfing the web and reading email while the speakers drone on.

    June 20, 2008

  • Belgian chocolate is a good cure for the fidgets.

    June 20, 2008

  • Mollusque, you're in Belgium and you're still posting here? You have it bad. ;-)

    June 20, 2008

  • Yarb, I agree that having each word tied to its forms would be useful, but homographs would cause problems. I don't think it could be done consistently without reprogramming the Wordie interface and restructuring the underlying database.

    However, you can link stridulating to stridulate and vice versa.

    (That was rather difficult to enter on a Belgian keyboard. I'm in Oostende for conference.)

    June 20, 2008

  • rt: me too. I'd still want to be able to list a particular form of a word. My thinking is that, e.g., the lovely blent would click straight through to blend, or (maybe a better idea) have an embedded link to blend at the top of its page. I do think simple plurals should just be combined, though. And it would be nice to be able to bracket stridulating and have it click through to stridulate.

    mollusque: but to me these are just different meanings, to be treated the same way as multiple meanings without distinct spellings. I'd either list the fidgets, or just talk about the fidgets on fidget.

    June 19, 2008

  • I think that's how trivet meant it in the "creepie crawlies" list. :-)

    June 19, 2008

  • Fidgets is not just the plural of fidget. How about "I've got the fidgets"?

    June 19, 2008

  • Oh, I don't know. Sometimes I like one form of a word more than another.

    June 19, 2008

  • Yes - it's time plurals were aggregated with singulars, and verb conjugations combined.

    June 19, 2008

  • 24 list fidget.

    June 19, 2008

  • A damn shame only one Wordie lists fidgets. It's a fine, fine word and deserves better.

    June 19, 2008