conga line


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Recent Examples on the Web Stop the incessant conga line of concocted deadlines that come and go. Create a national deadline for the achievement of true self-driving cars. Lance Eliot, Forbes, 4 Nov. 2021 The boys make all the girls iced coffees one last time, and a text announces that tonight’s the Love Island 2021 Summer Ball (to which the islanders do a conga line). Charlotte Walsh, Vulture, 26 Aug. 2021 When Gonsolin walked Cabrera to put two on, Roberts pulled him in favor of Phil Bickford, starting a conga line of eight relievers. Los Angeles Times, 31 July 2021 The prohibition means no line dancing, no father-daughter dance and no mingling at cocktail hour, leaving a conga line of brides, grooms and assorted guests of honor in limbo. Washington Post, 5 May 2021 On the afternoon of November 8, 1918, a celebratory conga line wound through a three-mile-long throng on Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue. Lila Thulin, Smithsonian Magazine, 3 May 2021 The conga line of Michigan State football players heading for the NCAA transfer portal paused Tuesday. Rainer Sabin, Detroit Free Press, 28 Apr. 2021 Vickie Paladino, one of the revelers seen leading the conga line, is running for office in New York City's borough of Queens, a region that continues to suffer from the pandemic. Christopher Brito, CBS News, 22 Dec. 2020 And at least one person was hospitalized after a New York Republican Christmas party featuring an unmasked conga line. Jill Tucker,, 2 Jan. 2021

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First Known Use of conga line

1938, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of conga line was in 1938

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17 Nov 2021

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“Conga line.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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