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a person who yawns

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" They certainly weren't yawners, although Woods once again drew a large, lively gallery as he played the weekend on the PGA Tour for the first time in 29 months.
Nearly 40 percent of participants yawned within the first five minutes outside, but the percentage of summertime yawners dropped to less than 10 percent thereafter.
That's why most regular NBA games are yawners. Everything about the game is too predictable.
Man has zipped passed it, along layers of oppressive overpasses, into a noisy, hermetic jungle, where mishaps, breakdowns and murmured moments of miscommunication populate the pathways of the planet as much as the steering wheel-sterilized nose pickers and yawners one finds behind the wheel.
Y for the Yawners; I didn't see one, (my guess is they save 'em 'til after I'm done).
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A case in point is the quiet young man who recently asked one of those rare questions that make even the yawners stop doodling and take notice:
The events of the last couple of months have probably led to an increase in the number of bleary-eyed yawners. When they do get to sleep, a greater percentage of people must surely be having nightmares about World War III - and plane travel.
This finding suggests (though not strongly) that victories in close races generate greater sponsorship benefits than do "yawners" and that stock market investors therefore believe that a close win in a very exciting race will ultimately prove more beneficial to sponsors than a thoroughly dominating victory in a race that may soon be forgotten.
To test his view, Provine had yawners inhale pure oxygen, then various air mixtures with high and low levels of carbon dioxide.
Far more people believe in Santa than the New Year Yawners' List and yet the humbug goes on as we honour the occasionally great, the rarely good and the nearly dead.
Their passions are, in fact, so many harumpphhs of the idle rich and yawners to the world's down and out.
The series produced some memorable reading, as well as a couple of yawners. We considered the project a success and were ready to launch a second round when a series of developments at the News and Record conspired to get in the way.
There is a danger, of course, that these responses could not be fully representative--that we heard from too many enthusiasts and not enough yawners and disbelievers.
Sometimes, singer-songwriters can be yawners, but Harte keeps things interesting with a variety that doesn't seem forced.