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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
adjective: 1. Defeated; dejected 2. Shamefaced.
[From the notion that the said person deserved to be hanged like a dog. Yes, not too long ago, dogs were hanged for crimes, such as biting.]
"Outplacement experts offer these three pieces of advice to holiday job
seekers. First, don't stand around the chip dip looking hangdog; someone
with a positive self-image makes a much better impression on potential
employers. Second, don't come right out and ask for a job; use the parties
to arrange future meetings with friends or new acquaintances. Third, don't
drink so much that you start crying in your suds."
Patriotism is often an arbitrary veneration of real estate above principles. -George Jean Nathan, author and editor (1882-1958)