If anybody has not told him yet, singlet is the race number you wear when competing. That was kind of funnÿ!

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Laborisgood 3 years 7 weeks ago
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If you are a hammer, everything looks like a nail. If you were a wrestler, you could laugh at Thom just the same for not knowing what those goofy wrestling outfits are called, but you are a runner. I never heard the word before Thom just mentioned it. He was right about it being a piece of clothing that is no longer in common use.

http://www.thefreedictionary.com/singlet

It's interesting to see how fast language evolves. There was recent article in National Geographic on languages going extinct. Over a few generations, we are losing thousands of languages. Another nasty byproduct of globalization.

http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2012/07/vanishing-languages/rymer-text

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