Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Aloha...



funny word of the day: ukelele



Definition from Merriam-Webster:

uke·le·le \ˌyü-kə-ˈlā-lē, ˌü-\
Function:
noun
Etymology:
Hawaiian ʽukulele, from ʽuku flea + lele jumping
Date:
1896
: a small guitar of Portuguese origin popularized in Hawaii in the 1880s and strung typically with four strings


Instrument is most closely associated with Hawaiian culture and Tiny Tim.

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