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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
1. A person who pays excessive attention to petty details.
2. A person who criticizes constantly or repeatedly.
Origin unknown, perhaps of Scandinavian origin. Earliest documented use: 1781.
"A niggler might note that every element is at times an eensy bit too perfectly meshed and worked over. Today, I don't feel like niggling."
Lisa Schwarzbaum; Hugo; Entertainment Weekly (New York); Nov 30, 2011.
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A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:They are ill discoverers that think there is no land, when they can see nothing but sea. -Francis Bacon, essayist, philosopher, and statesman (1561-1626)