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chained_bear commented on the word pitty
Thank heaven nobody teaches their kids to speak English that badly anymore. *whew*(*Caution: Extreme Sarcasm Alert*)
April 4, 2009
sionnach commented on the word pitty
As in Pitti-Sing, one of the characters in Gilbert and Sullivan's "The Mikado", Victorian nursery slang for "pretty thing".
vanishedone commented on the word pitty
I expected this to mean something akin to pitted, but the O.E.D. says pretty, 'nursery and colloq.'