Tuesday, March 29, 2011


hale [heɪl] a.

1.) Sound; entire; healthy; robust; not impaired; as, a hale body.

Etymology: Middle English, from Old English hal.

hale v. t.

1.) To pull; to drag; to haul (GNU Collaborative International Dictionary of English).

Etymology: Middle English halen, to pull, drag, from Old French haler, of Germanic origin.

"Between two corporate tents is the serendipitous snout of the 'Sertoma Mobile Hearing Test Trailer,' inside which a woman with a receding hairline scores me overdecibeled but aurally hale" ("Getting Away From Already Pretty Much Being Away From It All", David Foster Wallace, 1993).


Oscar said...

I love your blog so much. Keep it up.

consuela bananahammoc said...

I'll hale myself here everday

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