Friday, December 18, 2009

Scout's Honor!

funny word of the day: boondoggle

Definition from Merriam-Webster:

Pronunciation: \ˈbün-ˌdä-gəl, -ˌd-\
Function: noun
Etymology: coined by Robert H. Link †1957 American scoutmaster
Date: 1929

1 : a braided cord worn by Boy Scouts as a neckerchief slide, hatband, or ornament
2 : a wasteful or impractical project or activity often involving graft

boondoggle intransitive verb

boon·dog·gler \-g(ə-)lər\ noun

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