1. To flub, fail or otherwise stumble in response to simple, predictable questions in an interview; to give an off-topic and incoherent or syntactically suspect response to a simple, predictable question in an interview; to do likewise in any other human endeavor. 2. To fabricate an untruth, that is easily verifiable as such, in response to a question for which one does not know the answer.'Suspect syntax' aside, I might have imagined a more general meaning, like 'to fail in the most public and spectacular way conceivable', but that chapter probably hasn't been written yet. Maybe that's going to be 3.?
Friday, October 10, 2008
Go to palined.com to see the campaign to make Sarah Palin's last name a verb. Here's the proposed definition: