Here there is a yawninggulf of misunderstanding between the aficionados, who insist on a precise distinction, and the thousands on the fringes who sloppily apply the term paddle tennis to both sports.
A yawninggap in the lineup of military officers; a face that failed to match the body attached to it; a face whose shading did not match that of the faces on either side; an elbow marooned in space, bereft of other body parts--such things could just pass for evidence of ineptitude.
Even in the United States, there are yawningInternet-use gaps between high-income and low-income households, ethnic groups, and age groups.
The culture's yawningneed to celebrate such past events has meant, says a Wall Street Journal front-page feature, redefining "past events" to include things that aren't really either.
Inside the cave, known as the “yawningskull cave,” echoing with the sound of bats, a 9-m (27-ft) reclining Buddha is to be found among the illuminated shrines.
To see one of these grey and forbidding edifices up close had always been a dream of mine, so when I actually saw the mammoth cast iron gateyawning wide, a tall white tower in the distance, you can understand my temptation.
The list includes: When the financial marketsyawn in the face of bad news, when yields on emerging market bonds go down, when inflation jitters return, when commodity prices rise, when emerging nations start importing more, and when Japan's economy starts to expand again.
Othersyawn at Kelley's gossip, including speculation that, as a newlywed, Queen Elizabeth was sex-crazed.