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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
verb intr.: To quibble.
noun: A subtlety or quibble.
Of uncertain origin, perhaps short for quillity, an alteration of quiddity. Earliest documented use: 1576.
“Why in this showing their sympathy for the Irish in this hour of very debate has Mr. Asquith quibbled and quilleted.”
The Saturday Review of Politics, Literature, Science, and Art; Apr 29, 1893.
“Shakespeare thought about the theory and practice of the law. He thought about its majesty, its divinity, its awesomeness; its quips and quillets.”
Nicholas Monk, et al; Open-Space Learning; Bloomsbury; 2011.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:I do not want art for a few, any more than education for a few, or freedom for a few. -William Morris, poet and novelist (24 Mar 1834-1896)