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

Comments

Laborisgood's picture
Laborisgood 2 years 15 weeks ago
#1

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

Add comment

Login or register to post comments

Currently Chatting

Community Archive

Our kids are counting on us to reverse austerity.

According to UNICEF, even in the world's richest countires, children remain “the most enduring victims” of the recession. In the last six years, 2.6 million more kids have fallen below the poverty line, and more than half of them live right here in the United States.