This talk page probably won't be read by me for a long time, please post responces on my other talk page. Thanks.
Your example was added to the verb section, but should be under the noun. SemperBlotto 09:27, 16 April 2008 (UTC)
- Thanks for catching that, I've just moved it. -- penubag (talk) 09:32, 16 April 2008 (UTC)
- I'm out of it today, that was my stupid mistake (again) especially when I was looking right at a dictionary while I was writing those. Now that I look back, I realize that my mind some how switched the two words. Good thing you're monitoring my edits...I really should go to bed now. -- penubag (talk) 09:54, 16 April 2008 (UTC)
You should have been given this . . . SemperBlotto 09:59, 16 April 2008 (UTC)
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- Thanks -- penubag (talk) 10:01, 16 April 2008 (UTC)
Not having a good day?
- "A conversation in which is humored and contains jokes"" doesn't make any sense
- "To speak or joke in a teasing manner" - that is the verb to banter
- "a bantering inconsequence" - that looks like an adjective to me (describes inconsequence) SemperBlotto 10:33, 16 April 2008 (UTC)
- Okay, I could reword the definition to A humored conversation spoken jokingly. And sorry, I'm just not used to a dictionary that has its different parts of speeches on separate pages. -- penubag (talk) 10:45, 16 April 2008 (UTC)
Thanks for your contributions to swank. The verb definition no longer makes sense to me; I've listed it at Wiktionary:Requests for cleanup#swank to see if anyone can help improve it, but of course no one else will understand it better than the person who wrote it. So, please take a look if you have a chance. :-)