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Boringly Titled Boring Treatise on Definitions of Waffle as they Relate to the Definition of Waffle Group

"Crouching T-shirt, Hidden Waffle" by Jeff the TrojanAccording to dictionary.com, a waffle is defined as:

a batter cake with a pattern of deep indentations on each side, formed by the gridlike design on each of the two hinged parts of the metal appliance (waffle iron) in which the cake is baked.

At Waffle Group, this is not really what waffle is about although there are instances where such waffle will surface.

Waffle is also a verb, so dictionary.com says:

1. to speak or write equivocally: to waffle on an important issue.

2. to speak or write equivocally about: to waffle a campaign promise

Maybe I do that sometimes, but “important issue” may not directly apply to what is going on here. I also doubt I’ve ever made any campaign promises.

And what’s this about equivocators? I am not a witch.

The third definition is most appropriate:

to talk foolishly or without purpose; idle away time talking

I also try to make it funny whenever possible.

Having defined waffle in the context of this blog, it would seem that the most logical title for the blog would be “The Waffle Blog.”

This is the Waffle Group due to historical reasons. Waffle Group previously existed solely as an electronic mailing list. People who received the email were members of the group. The email contained waffle, as defined above. Thus it was the Waffle Group.
The mailing list was lost when I, the Mighty Waffle Master, proved my superiority by typing rm -rf * at the linux terminal. Some might say it was my finest hour.
Lacking the motivation to reconstruct the mailing list, I discontinued the email versions of this publication.

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