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Re: Slack-jawed

Posted by GPP on November 07, 2003

In Reply to: Re: Faculty adviser posted by R. Berg on November 07, 2003

: : : 1.Who is a faculty adviser?

: : : 2.How is slack-jawed? What feeling does it present?

: : Slack-jawed refers to slow talking country people who drawl - slack-jawed yokel (local)

: : : Thanks folks!

: A faculty adviser is a teacher or professor assigned to advise a student about what courses to take and possibly other decisions related to the student's progress in school.

WRONG on 'slack-jawed'.
From http://dictionary.cambridge.org/define.asp?key=74266&dict=CALD - "with your mouth open in surprise".

From http://www.infoplease.com/ipd/A0656517.html - "having the mouth open, esp. as an indication of astonishment, bewilderment, etc."