S. Worthen (owlfish) wrote,
S. Worthen
owlfish

Splay

What do you think when you see the word "splay"?

Architectural beveling
1(4.3%)
The outward spread of a brim
12(52.2%)
A roadway feature designed for increased visibility at intersections
0(0.0%)
A convenient place to pull over when driving
0(0.0%)
What a funny-looking word.
4(17.4%)
I have no thoughts on the subject.
1(4.3%)


This poll brought to you courtesy of the M6.

P.S. This is proving to be an exemplary instance of how easy it is to design bad polls! I completely forgot about the most obvious instance of it, the verb.
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