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Post by shimmee1 » Mon Mar 27, 2006 11:04 am

apparently there is an actual word for the action of pulling a face at someone (specifically when you put your hand up to your face, place the end of your thumb at the end of your nose, wiggle your fingers and poke your tongue out).
Anyone know the word??
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Post by Erik_Kowal » Mon Mar 27, 2006 1:10 pm

Not a word, but a phrase -- "cocking a snook".
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Post by gdwdwrkr » Mon Mar 27, 2006 2:39 pm

we say "thumb your nose"
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Post by Bobinwales » Tue Mar 28, 2006 3:18 pm

You are not thinking about GURNING are you? Gurning is a formal facepulling competition in which the competitors make ugly faces whilst wearing a horse collar. For what you actually decribe, Erik's suggestion is right.
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