One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘Seeing through Julia's pettifoggery, the judge overruled her frivolous objection.’
- ‘Pettifoggery has come to mean legal chicanery, and last week a Senate subcommittee consultant used the word to describe a weakness of U.S. negotiators in dealing with Communist powers.’
- ‘The theological pettifoggery of their literalistic religion has to be read to be believed.’
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