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originally posted by: Hewhowaits
And the other question I have is.
The person/member who gave me applause - What is standard manners for this? Do I message that person with a thank you, or is it best to not disturb them?
Thanks in advance.
originally posted by: chr0naut
a reply to: Hewhowaits
Etymology: "Applause" is the singular instance of "plausi", an anagram of both "pulsai" (Latin first-person singular past historic of "pulsare" to 'beat', 'pulsate' or 'throb') and "spulai" (first-person singular past historic of "spulare" - to 'thresh').
Essentially, receiving "applause" from someone therefore means they wish to do you violence (beat or thresh), but only once.
Example: "Having an implausible (adjective genitive of 'not having opportunity to do violence') number of plausi and a baseball bat, means that one could dispense applause here or there at whim (the masculine singular of 'wher')".