Daily Word Quiz
CHEW ONE'S CABBAGE TWICE
a) to change one's mind
b) to vomit
c) to repeat oneself
d) to consider carefully before giving an opinion
Today's Featured Word: TWITTLE
to utter idly, to chatter, to babble ...1577 obs.
apparently altered from tittle to tell or utter by way of tattle or gossip
FIRST DOCUMENTED USE
1577 - see EXAMPLE below
"...and in other places ouer spare, it twitled more tales
out of schoole and drowned weightyer matters in silence..."
From: The Historie of Irelande
By: Richard Stanyhurst, 1577
• A New English Dictionary on Historical Principles,
James Murray, 1887-1933
Daily Word Quiz Answer
CHEW ONE'S CABBAGE TWICE c) to repeat oneself ...L19 US sl.