|19th-century pettifoggery: Each assigns blame to |
someone else, and each is right.
This is bickering over unimportant matters. It's not a word I knew as a lad, but my brothers and I engaged in lots of it. Whose turn was it to wash the dishes? That was a perennial favorite source of pettifoggery in my household.
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