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  • It has a grocer and neighbors who go "porching" to drop in on each other and chat.

    Reuters: Top News

  • In fact, if you look at just along the line of these trees, you can also see a bug chunk of fence and porching that has been left propped up against a tree.

    CNN Transcript Jun 17, 2008

  • You talk like that, and somebody'll be thinkin 'I go porching. "

    Burr Junior

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  • When I look up "porching" in the dictionary,* I find dontcry's name there.**

    *or, you know, on this site
    **because I put it in the tags

    March 13, 2012

  • Is there such a thing as deep screen porching, not encroaching or poaching as one is approaching?

    I grew up in the summer time sleeping on sleeping porches listening to summer thunder approaching but not encroaching on my liminal dreams.

    I remember sitting on Camp Melody Pines' front porch watching a ancient ponderosa pine being splintered by a single stroke of enlightening and in end mid beginning darkening lightening.

    That dug less a fir piece

    screened sleeping porches

    my father's school

    March 13, 2012

  • I could think of no-one but you, 'cry as I contemplated posting on wordnik what I had read on wordspy. I have to admit, though, that the machinations of wordnik confound me and I sometimes just cannot fathom how to connect directly with anyone as previously, if indeed they are still there.

    March 13, 2012

  • To sleep, porching to dream?

    March 12, 2012

  • dontcry is correct. All porch-related activities. Long-standing rule.

    March 12, 2012

  • I can't believe I wasn't referenced on this! I am outraged! Nobody porches like me. I have two porches which often host porching events simultaneously! I have been porching for decades. My ferns, wicker, swings, rockers, and cucumber sandwiches are LORE. Are you kidding me? wordspy - it is on!

    March 12, 2012

  • pp. Relaxing or socializing on the front porch of a house.
    —porch v.
    Example Citations:
    "We've even coined a new word, 'porching,' which describes a spontaneous social activity that originates when people gather on porches," she explained.
    From wordspy.com

    March 10, 2012