One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘‘It's most closely associated with U.S. President Warren Gamaliel Harding,’ writes Quinion, ‘who used it a lot and who was by all accounts the classic example of somebody who orates verbosely and windily.’’
- ‘Try to write too windily and the end result won't be worth reading.’
- ‘We made it safely to the low wall built by the mujahidin - Basyir and I exhaled windily - and hiked on to the peak, hopping across the ditch once or twice to the ancient boundary wall to look down into West Kabul.’
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