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whichbe commented on the word shunderstand
Verb. To keep away or caution one from even perceiving the meaning of something, comprehending, or grasping an idea.
June 14, 2007
slumry commented on the word shunderstand
Let me guess. This is what the inebriate says when pulled over while driving. The officer reads her her rights, and the inebriate says, "Yesh, offisher, I shunderstand."
Or perhaps it is a conflation of "shun" and "understand" One comprehends the rules but has no intention of following them.
Oops--for some reason I did not see the "real" defintion before my bit of speculation. My apologies, whichbe. I do like the real definition.
Why apologize for creativity? "To disregard one's own understanding" is perfect.
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