Tuesday, April 16, 2013

OED Word of the Day: Padiddle

Every day the Oxford English Dictionary (OED) has a "Word of the Day."  I thought today's selection was interesting and wanted to share.

Padiddle - An exclamation shouted in a game by the first of a group of people who spots a motor vehicle with only one working headlight, this person being entitled variously to kiss or hit the others.

I have never heard of this, but perhaps it's related to the Punch Buggy game. :)

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