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- v. Present participle of jackrabbit.
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I wanted to tell her that I wasn't what she thought I was, that oh yeah, yeah-yeah-yeah, the "yeahs" jackrabbiting through my brain and body ... oh yeah, I wanted to take her to the alley for fifteen minutes all right, but ...
A reader who sits down and tries to read straight through may feel like he's stuck in a jackrabbiting vehicle--like the story slows down to end and then suddenly he turns the page to the next story and is thrust forward to an unfamiliar time and place.
However, while technology keeps jackrabbiting forward, our political discourse "creeps in this petty pace from day to day" and from it we seem to learn our lessons only fitfully if at all.