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  1. Standard member bill718
    Enigma
    05 Mar '10 12:18
    Can snakes sit?
  2. 05 Mar '10 12:20
    That depends on how you define sitting for a snake.
  3. Standard member sh76
    Civis Americanus Sum
    05 Mar '10 14:26
    Originally posted by bill718
    Can snakes sit?
    That depends on what the meanings of the words "Can" "snakes" and "sit" are.
  4. Subscriber FMF
    a.k.a. John W Booth
    05 Mar '10 15:37
    Originally posted by bill718
    Can snakes sit?
    Fcked if I know. Bears do, though. In the woods.
  5. Standard member sh76
    Civis Americanus Sum
    05 Mar '10 16:00
    Originally posted by FMF
    Fcked if I know. Bears do, though. In the woods.
    Oh, pray tell.

    Is "sit" all bears do in the woods?
  6. 05 Mar '10 16:48
    Originally posted by sh76
    Oh, pray tell.

    Is "sit" all bears do in the woods?
    My experience with snakes, says yes. The ones I see sit, and shake a tail full of rattles to scare you off.
  7. Subscriber FMF
    a.k.a. John W Booth
    05 Mar '10 16:54
    Originally posted by sh76
    Oh, pray tell. Is "sit" all bears do in the woods?
    What does a cnt have to do around here to get snagged by the moderators?
  8. Subscriber FMF
    a.k.a. John W Booth
    05 Mar '10 16:55 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by sh76
    Oh, pray tell.
    .
  9. Standard member joneschr
    Some guy
    05 Mar '10 19:25 / 1 edit

    sit (st)
    v. sat (st), sit·ting, sits
    v.intr.
    1. To rest with the torso vertical and the body supported on the buttocks.
    2.
    a. To rest with the hindquarters lowered onto a supporting surface. Used of animals.
    b. To perch. Used of birds.
    3. To cover eggs for hatching; brood.
    ..
    6. To pose for an artist or photographer.
    7.
    a. To occupy a seat as a member of a body of officials: sit in Congress.


    Of the above, I'd say 3 and 6 apply. And depending on your definition of snake, then 7a applies as well.