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#1 2014-01-03 10:43:20

From: Montreal
Registered: 2008-03-17
Posts: 1101

"agawk" for agog

Agog refer to an inner state: dreaming, longing, desire, imagination. Agawk makes the inner world nakedly visible.

I was agawk when the performers stood full frontal nude on the stage.
Fringe festival

He was agawk at her beauty.

her eyes were wide open and her mouth was agawk, face frozen in fear.

Andrina, Adella and Attina are just agawk at how Ariel, the youngest, could be so in love
Cartoon fans

What I found were two extremely confident pigs who apparently had read Animal Farm and clearly felt all animals are equal – except for pigs who are entitled to be in charge. The entire barnyard was a gawk. Standing back they gave these swine a wide birth.

Upon receiving my Chicken Burrito, all eyes were agawk. It was MASSIVE.



#2 2014-01-03 12:44:00

From: Mexico
Registered: 2007-10-11
Posts: 2148

Re: "agawk" for agog

I love it! Goes with aghasp , I think, and other gawkwardnesses (Post #70 on this looong but still fascinating topic).

*If the human mind were simple enough for us to understand,
we would be too simple-minded to understand it* .

(Possible Corollary: it is, and we are .)



#3 2014-01-04 00:23:44

From: Victoria, BC
Registered: 2007-08-28
Posts: 2589

Re: "agawk" for agog

Great start for the new year. It’s all downhill from here….

Hatching new language, one eggcorn at a time.



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