draggle \DRAG-uhl\, verb:
1. To soil by dragging over damp ground or in mud.2. To trail on the ground; be or become draggled.3. To follow slowly; straggle.
Draggle is obviously related to this more common word drag. It entered English in the late 1400s. The suffix -le is a verb formation from Middle English, also seen in dazzle and twinkle, among others.
- A person will use this greeting when he or she forgets the other person's name and tries to hide that fact.
Person 1: Hey, Mike!
Person 2: Hey you! How is that thing coming along with that other thing??..
Person 1: You don't remember my name do you?
Person 2: No. =(Trivia
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- Old Ironsides: the United States Navy frigate USS Constitution was launched in Boston Harbor (1797)
- Thomas Edison: invented a workable incandescent electric lamp in his Menlo Park lab (1879)
- Guggenheim: stunning Frank Lloyd Wright structure housing a museum of modern art opened on Museum Mile in New York (1959)
- Vietnam War: tens of thousands marched in Washington, DC, protesting America's involvement in the war (1967)
- 1975 World Series: Carlton Fisk hit a ball that bounced off a left field foul pole, giving him a home run and a Red Sox win over the Reds in 12 innings in the series' sixth game (1975)
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge 1772
- Alfred Nobel 1833
- Sir Georg Solti 1912
- Dizzy Gillespie 1917
- Bob Rosburg 1926
- Whitey Ford (MLB) 1928
- Ursula LeGuin 1929
- Georgia Brown 1933
- Manfred Mann 1940
- Francis Fitzgerald 1940
- Steve Cropper (Booker T & the MGs, Blues Brothers) 1941
- Elvin Bishop 1942
- Brian Picolo (NFL) 1943
- Ron Elliot (Beau Brummels) 1943
- Everett McGill 1945
- Lee Loughnane (Chicago) 1946
- Carrie Fisher 1956
- Julian Cope 1957
- Steve Lukather (Toto) 1957
- Che Colovita Lemon (Jimmie's Chicken Shack) 1970
- Jade Jagger 1971
- Jeremy Miller 1976
- Will Estes 1977
- Kim Kardashian 1980 - "Actress"