Saturday, February 27, 2010

Twaddle

Definition: (from dictionary.com)
-noun
1. trivial, feeble, silly, or tedious talk or writing

Examples:
"My partner's half of the project was complete twaddle."
"I can't stand the twaddle from some sales people; they go on and on about useless information when all I really want to know is how much it costs."

Origin: (from etymonline.com)
"'silly talk,' 1782, probably from twattle (1550s), of obscure origin."

Awkwardness rating: 8

Enough twaddle; what's the cost? (smallbiztrends.com)