New England bride hitchhikes to wedding after limo fails her：
-- With her limo rendered inoperable along an infrequently traveled road in Brookline, Angelique Arsenault stuck out her thumb and hitchhiked to the wedding venue in nearby Milford on Saturday.
1. not working or capable of being used successfully;
2. describes a medical condition that has advanced to a stage at which surgical intervention would serve no useful purpose;
to travel by asking other people to take you in their car, by standing on the side of a road and holding out your thumb or a sign.