Tartle

In the Scottish language, which word describes the act of hesitating while introducing someone because you've forgotten their name?

  • A. tartle
  • B. shoogle
  • C. blether
  • D. dunderheid

21% of players knew the correct answer: A., tartle

If you've forgotten someone's name, but need to introduce them to someone else, consider apologizing with the phrase, "Pardon my tartle!"


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Question of the Day: Tartle
We've all been there: you're about to introduce someone but you've suddenly blanked on their name. In this Flashcast, Murray and Tamika discuss the Scottish word that describes this experience, as well as some time-tested recovery techniques.

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