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Flouncing?

Inflected Form(s):
flounced; flounc·ing
Etymology:
perhaps of Scandinavian origin; akin to Norwegian flunsa to hurry
Date: 1542

1 a: to move with exaggerated jerky or bouncy motions ; also : to move so as to draw attention to oneself b: to go with sudden determination 2: flounder, struggle

Is this what was going on earlier? I'm sorry I missed it. I'm afraid I'd have been in group that was floundering and struggling. The purpose of flouncing is...? Is it all part of the "school" experience?

Posted at 29th Apr 2008 - 03:58AM   Posted by Woolyworks   Flouncing? Comments: 4

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Kat's Avatar It's the nostril flaring thing and the eyebrow lifts that we have been practicing. I've missed the class, but Pondside and I have been practicing on our own. You should join us in a turn around the kitchen, elbows linked, feather boas flying, nostrils a-flare, eyebrows working up and down (ever so slightly, so as to make just the right impresion). Where are some of those little barbells that I see stuck in the kids eyebrows? I KNEW they'd been talking to WW, but somehow translated it into weight lifting for the eyebrows.Wink

Posted by: Kat on 29th Apr 2008 at 05:26AM

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Unpeuloufoque's Avatar AH Wooly its one of thos female feminine charms all englsih young ladies aspire at..the ability to toss ones head with indiffenece raise an eyebrow adn exit a room without words..a dying art alas but terribly good for the deportmetn as its awfully hard to flounce wiht roudned shoulders dont you know!

Posted by: Unpeuloufoque on 29th Apr 2008 at 06:23AM

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Kat's Avatar But look, "Date: 1542"...it's a fine and very old tradition to flounce. Completely amazing that it's carried through until today!Very Happy

Posted by: Kat on 29th Apr 2008 at 03:24PM

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Westerwitch's Avatar Something every girl in our skool should know.

Posted by: Westerwitch on 29th Apr 2008 at 04:20PM

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