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!"

Listen and learn more about today's topic with Murray and Tamika.

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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