One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘she had had a tiff with Mr Carson’
quarrel, squabble, row, argument, fight, contretemps, disagreement, difference of opinion, dissension, falling-out, dispute, disputation, contention, clash, altercation, shouting match, exchange, war of words
tussle, conflict, fracas, affray, wrangle, tangle
Irish Australian North American donnybrook
set-to, run-in, shindig, shindy, stand-up, spat, scrap, dust-up
British barney, slanging match, bunfight, ding-dong, bust-up, ruck
North American rhubarb
archaic broil, miff
Scottish archaic threap, collieshangie
archaic tracasserie, tracasseries
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