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WoW: Padiddle

9 January, 2017

PADIDDLE - a car with only one headlight; also known as a Popeye [Origin unknown, believed to be first cited in an Archie comic in 1948]. A popular game among Canadian and US kids while travelling at night was to yell 'padiddle' on seeing the first failed headlight. 

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