Thom is no athlete

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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
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If you are a hammer,

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