10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TWATTLE»
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Regency Radical: Selected Writings of William Hone
So likewise Old Bags is All-twattle, ‡ Deny Down Triangle All- twattle: and the
Doctor All-twattle. And yet they are not three All-twattles: but one All-twattle. So
Old Bags is a Quack, Deny Down Triangle is a Quack: and the Doctor is a Quack.
William Hone, David A. Kent, D. R. Ewen, 2003
The Three Trials of William Hone, for Publishing Three ...
So likewise Old Bags is All-twattle,t Derry Down Triangle AU-twattle : and the
Doctor AU-Twattle. And yet they are not three All-twattles : but one AU-twattle. So
Old Bags is a Quack, Derry Down Triangle is a Quack : r nd the Doctor is a Quack
The three trials of William Hone: for publishing three ...
So likewise Old Bags is All-twattle,f Derry Down Triangle All-twattle : and the
Doctor AU-Twattle. And yet they are not three AU-twattles : but one All-twattle. So
Old Bags is a Quack, Derry Down Triangle is a Quack : : nd the Doctor is a Quack.
William Hone, Great Britain. Court of King's Bench, 1818
A Dictionary of Reduplicated Words in the English Language
See Tilly-willy. TWITTLE-TWATTLE, sb. silly, idle talk, twaddle. The same as Tittle
-tattle. " Insipid twittle-twattles, frothy jests, and jingling witticisms, inure us to a
misunderstanding of things." — L' Estrange. " And leave this foolish twittle-twattle.
Henry Benjamin Wheatley, 1866
The student's English dictionary, the pronunciation adapted ...
To twattle; to prate much in a weak and silly manner, like one whose faculties are
decayed, n. Twattle ; empty, silly talk; insignificant discourse; gabble. Twaddler,
twod'1-èr, я. One who prates in a weak and silly manner. Twaddling, twodl-ing, n.
John Ogilvie, Richard Cull, 1865
The Third Trial of William Hone: On an Ex-officio Information
So likewise Old Bags is AU-t«attle,t Derry Down Triangle All-twattle : arid the
Doctor All-Twattte. . And yet they arc not three AH-twattles : but one All-twattle. So
Old Bags is a Quack, Derry Down Triangle, is a Quack : and the Doctor is a
Quack. i ...
William Hone (defendant.), 1818
Dictionary of English Etymology
There is little doubt that twattle, twaddle, aro formed in like manner. Swiss watteln
, to dabble in the wet ; watsehgen, zwatschgen, to sound like water in the shoes.
ON. thwwtta (N. twwtta), to jabber, prate, talk nonsense. Twattle. Bet wattled ...
Hensleigh Wedgwood (M.A.), 1865
The English dialect dictionary
[twwtfl To mend a gap in a hedge. s.\V0r. (R.I\l.E.) TWA THRY, see Two-three.
TWATTLE, v.' and sb. n.Cy. Yks. Lan. Chs. e.An. Cor. [twa'tl, two'tl.] 1. v. To prate,
chatter; to talk rapidly and foolishly: to gossip. N.Cy.', e.Yks.' Lan. Gnosr (1790)
An Etymological Dictionary of the English Language
F. tutie.-Pers. i17.tiyr'1, tntty; Rich. Dict. p. 461. Cf. Skt. luttlza-m, blue vitriol (
Benfey). TWADDLE, to tattle, talk unmeaningly. Formerly twattle. ' N 0 gloasing
fabil I twattle ; ' Stanyhurst, tr. of Virgil, }En. ii; ed. Arber, p. 46. 'Vaynelye toe
The Three Trials of William Hone, for Publishing Three ...
l'. As a so they are not three ii1co_mpreiiensiblcs, not three Mountebanlcs :
butone Mountebaiik, and one incomprehensible. ' _ So likewise Old Bags is All-
twat'tl_e,-f Derry Down Triangle All-twattle: and the Ductor A'll-Twattle. ' i ' ' ' I' ---,1-
10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «TWATTLE»
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Colloquial social media lingo giving English language its pop culture
"You won't find people using words like jargogle, twattle, lunting or the amusing beef-witted anymore. But you have to retain the basics.One cannot lose the ... «Times of India, Dec 14»
An A to Z of Noah Webster's Finest Forgotten Words
BABBLEMENT (n.) "Senseless prattle" or "unmeaning words," according to Webster. To twattle, incidentally, is to gossip or chatter. CYCOPEDE Cycopede is all ... «Huffington Post, Oct 14»
16 Photos of Kim Kardashian Crying That Won't Be in Her Selfie Book
As we're sure you already learned from a multitude of indignant tweets (what do you call a group of tweets? A Twattle? A Rage? A BuzzFeed article?) or the ... «Styleite, Aug 14»
"Why does Sellotape even bother?": the futility of brands doing …
“Do it,” says Martin, “FaceHouse, Twattle, YouDude – I want the lot. If this is what it's going to take to keep Sellotape the nation's best loved non-glue adhesive, ... «New Statesman, May 14»
Why twerking sounds so stupid
Twittle-twattle is historically nothing but nonsense or twaddle, the contents of a twattle-basket or chatterbox. We are so used in English to verbs going sing, sang, ... «Spectator.co.uk, Dec 13»
Goldman Sachs Senate hearing: as it happened
... with each side claiming the other has painted a misleading picture, it is becoming pretty clear that Goldman, contrary to its sanctimonious twattle about putting ... «The Guardian, Aug 13»
The devil wears pinstripes?
The undisputed empress of fashionistas and aging twattle peddler is, of course, a West Village gentry liberal — and a major Obama donor. Wintour was a major ... «Daily Caller, Dec 12»
We Interviewed Ringo Deathstarr
Elliot: When the song was first written, Daniel had these lyrics, and apparently “Twattle” comes from a Devo song. So he called it “Twattle” but we changed the ... «VICE, Aug 12»
Want to fix our schools? Give vouchers an opportunity
Despite opponents' twattle, the real fear is that parents long disgusted with public schools would spend the money elsewhere -- where unions may hold no sway. «Anchorage Daily News, Apr 12»
Vince Neil Vs. Palms Casino: Twitter Battle Royale!
On March 28, Motley Crew singer Vince Neil sparked an epic twattle when he tweeted: I love Vegas, but DO NOT GO TO LITTLE BUDDHA @palms IN VEGAS! «PerezHilton.com, Apr 12»