27 May 2009

A Word With Moshammer's Ghost


Function: verb, noun

Etymology: Old Norse blathra; akin to Middle High German bl┼Źdern to chatter

Date: 1524

01: (verb, 1524) to talk foolishly, at length; "Reverend Screamin' Ben wouldn't stop blathering about O.J.'s innocence."

02: (noun, 1719) voluble nonsensical or inconsequential talk or writing; "Hot Poop is the epitome of blather!"

Hotcha! Hank

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