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  • Yawning can also be a powerful non-verbal message with several possible meanings, depending on the circumstances. In humans, yawning has an infectious quality (i.e., seeing a person yawning, talking to someone on the phone who is yawning, or just thinking of yawning can trigger yawning. — “Yawn - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Yawning Man was born in 1986, originally founded by members Gary Arce, During this time, 30-40 songs were recorded on 2 different demos but no official Yawning Man material was ever released until 2005.Yawning Man's music began to mutate into strange loops with an almost dark / freeform jazz punk. — “Yawning Man - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Jump to: navigation, search. Yawning. Drawing by Dr Tony Ayling The yawning, Poromitra oscitans, is a fish of the family Melamphaidae, found in tropical. — “Yawning (fish) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • On the curbstone before Jimmy Geary, the sexton's, an old tramp sat, grumbling, emptying the dirt and stones out of his huge dustbrown yawning boot. After life's journey. — “Ulysses” by James Joyce
  • They told each other the story of their lives, played cards a little, or, yawning and in pyjamas, lounged through the day in easy-chairs without saying a word. — “Lord Jim” by Joseph Conrad
  • ŚAKOONTALÁ [ angrily ].–Dishonorable man, thou judgest of others by thine own evil heart. Thou, at least, art unrivalled in perfidy, and standest alone–a base deceiver in the garb of virtue and religion–like a deep pit whose yawning mouth is concealed by smiling flowers. — “Ramayana” by Valmiki
  • You may fall even to thinking: "After all, did Madame Korobotchka stand so very low in the scale of human perfection? Was there really such a very great gulf between her and Madame Manilov–between her and the Madame Manilov whom we have seen entrenched behind the walls of a genteel mansion in which there were a fine staircase of wrought metal and a number of rich carpets; the Madame Manilov who spent most of her time in yawning behind half-read books, and in hoping for a visit from some socially distinguished person in order that she might display her wit and carefully rehearsed thoughts–thoughts which had been de rigeur in town for a week past, yet which referred, not to what was going on in her household or on her estate–both of which properties were at odds and ends, owing to her ignorance of the art of managing them–but to the coming political revolution in France and the direction in which fashionable Catholicism was supposed to be moving? But away with such things! Why need we speak of them? Yet how comes it that suddenly into the midst of our careless, frivolous, unthinking moments there may enter another, and a very different, tendency?–that the smile may not have left a human face before its owner will have radically changed his or her nature (though not his or her environment) with the result that the face will suddenly become lit with a radiance never before seen there?... — “Dead souls” by Nikolai Gogol
  • had been long yawning at the repetition of delights which she saw no... — “Pride and prejudice” by Jane Austen
  • Shakuntala ( angrily ). Wretch! You judge all this by your own false heart. Would any other man do what you have done? To hide behind virtue, like a yawning well covered over with grass! — “The Recognition of Sakuntala” by Kalidasa

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