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    What does "fanging around" mean?

    I saw an article and the subtitle is "Just fanging around."
    (related link : here)

    "fang" means sharp tooth of animals. isn't it?
    It's a noun. How come the editor use this word as -ing form??
    and what did the editor intend from the subtitle?


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    Re: What does "fanging around" mean?

    It's a rather weak pun on "hanging around" - very typical of a newspaper. The reason for the pun if you look at the picture are the very obvious fangs in the skull.

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