reply to post by umokay
I didn't know either, so I looked it up.
whinge (hwnj, wnj)
intr.v. whinged, whing·ing, whing·es Chiefly British
To complain or protest, especially in an annoying or persistent manner.
[Dialectal alteration of Middle English whinsen, from Old English hwinsian.]
whinge [wɪndʒ] Informal
vb whinges, whingeing, whinged (intr)
1. to cry in a fretful way
2. to complain
[from a Northern variant of Old English hwinsian to whine; related to Old High German winsan, winisan, whence Middle High German winsen]
whingeing n & adj
complain, moan, grumble, grouse, gripe (informal), beef (slang), carp, bleat, grizzle (informal, chiefly Brit.), grouch (informal), bellyache (slang),
kvetch (U.S. slang) people who whinge about their alleged misfortunes
complaint, moan, grumble, whine, grouse, gripe (informal), grouch, beef (slang) It must be depressing having to listen to everyone's whinges.
The TSA will most likely go back to scan or grope Monday. It's really sickening to me that they are playing these silly games. Guess they were
preparing for local news teams to be out filming their actions all over the nation and wanted to keep the controversy down.