Talk:step on a rake

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step on a rake[edit]

--Dresden2 21:45, 3 November 2006 (UTC)

It’s fine. —Stephen 21:50, 3 November 2006 (UTC)
No. It needs two more quotations.--Dresden2 21:54, 3 November 2006 (UTC)
I think it falls under "widespread use" but then, if you'd like to simply stalk my entries adding RFV, Wiktionary will be better for it. I am capable of error: something I think is very common, may not be nearly as common as I thought. --Connel MacKenzie 23:10, 3 November 2006 (UTC)

Is that "literal" or more "cartoonish"? Probably better as the etymology, unless anyone thinks it's actually possible to do. DAVilla 03:33, 5 November 2006 (UTC)

Many idiomatic entries first describe the literal meaning, to clarify the idiomatic use in a manner that flows nicely. Please fix it how you see fit; I'd think the cartoonish/literal meaning of the words (sum-of-parts, if you will) is a definition in the most basic sense. --Connel MacKenzie 11:56, 5 November 2006 (UTC)

It's probably used figuratively but it is apparantly possible and the results can be fatal (A heavy person running steps on a tilted rake and fractures his skull). Moglex 09:22, 5 November 2006 (UTC)

Rfvpassed: in widespread use, kept. --Connel MacKenzie 07:08, 29 December 2006 (UTC)