fledge capable of flying, from Middle English flegge, from Old English -flycge; akin to Old High German flucki capable of flying, Old English flEogan to fly -- more at FLY
intransitive verb, of a young bird: to acquire the feathers necessary for flight or independent activity
Friday, August 21, 2009
More postcards from California
Munich has Oktoberfest. Pamplona has the running of the bulls. Filene's has a running of the brides (oy vay...). Manhattan Beach has the Six-Man Volleyball Tournament. Anyway, I kind of love it when a cliché comes together. And this is so SoCal.
The David Hasselhoffs just pwned the Chippendale dancers. Boo-yeh.
Dude on left: "Okay, this is the game point, championship shot. I'm setting for the spike. Dude, you ready?"
Dude on right: "Huh?" (He's a little distracted...)