In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- You just get a tittle better, then you stay consistent with that.
- Every jot and tittle of civilized dining etiquette is but an act of civil religious piety.
- If you challenge it or any of the matters I am trying to say in it, then you have done nothing but verify every jot and tittle of it, and there is little hope.
- OK, the purple shadow, peach tip gloss, bronze foundation and 50 coats of mascara are a tittle glam, but I don't look right.
- Laboring over every jot and tittle - the life work of our paper-pushing peace processors - is quite mad.
- Nor are the Democrats saying that every jot and tittle of all its complex tables of inflows and outflows are sacrosanct today.
- The boy soon recovered his senses, and told me, readily and consistently, the following tale, which I again heard him repeat before the magistrate, in a different sequence, but without a tittle of variation.
- It seemed an odd sort of voyeurism, titillation without a tittle of anything much going on, boredom elevated to a modern art form.
- The truth is, it doesn't matter, not a jot, not a tittle.
- The couple happily ushered me in, poured me an enormous whisky and denied every jot and tittle of the rumour.
- What's more, the assumption that foreign ships picking people up and letting them off in the US should have to obey every jot and tittle of US law is an extreme imperialist idea.
- They (to switch to the gender-free plural) are also wont to niggle and squiggle over every jot and tittle.
- Those aspects work ‘well enough for survival’, but not necessarily one whit, jot or tittle better.
- You sway to a pulse in the very fabric of being, a pulse that awakens a celestial symphony of tones, as every jot and tittle sings its song with mathemagical purity - each song utterly selfish, their harmonic blending utterly selfless.
- Think, for example, of Whitman's insistence on celebrating every jot and tittle of the created world.
- If you then could have inquired asking the Saviour how comprehensive is this inspiration, He would answer you that, ‘not a jot or a tittle of the law shall pass away until all be fulfilled.’
- His play slipped a tittle as the season wore on.
- I cannot see a tittle of evidence so far in this case that the United States as a government has failed in any way in that respect.
- I don't agree with every jot and tittle of his response, but I don't differ from it enough to write a separate post.
- How can we as a faith community keep credibility among the youth of today if we cling to every jot and tittle of an outmoded social code while thousands die of leprosy and hunger?
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