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  • verb Present participle of flail.
  • noun A flailing action or motion.


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  • At least in some circles, this refers to clicking your mouse repeatedly on an inactive or unresponsive button or link with the remote hope that it will do something.

    October 26, 2007

  • Ha! Great word for it!

    October 26, 2007

  • Good one! I call it finger-punching myself. :-)

    October 26, 2007