- n. Plural form of quibble.
“Anyway, word quibbles and Biblical exegesis aside, we are getting to the nub of the matter, aren't we?”
“His rivals try to catch him out on a few occasions; but he manages to show that their quibbles are the result of their own ignorance.”
“Not being completely satisfied with his method of spontaneous ideas Freud sought shorter paths to the subconscious, and therefore undertook the study of the dream-life (dealing with forgetfulness, speaking to one's self, making mistakes, giving offense to one's self, and with superstition and absent-mindedness, and the study of word quibbles taken in their widest sense), to all of which we are indebted for the possession of his three important books: "Die Traumdeutung?”
“Most letters begin with a summary of the article - what does it cover, what is the argument - set out the positives, add a few small "quibbles" here and there, and then return to the positives.”
“I note that Ck quibbles over Carlin but not over 80 years of Zionist war crimes.”
“Neither of your silly quibbles affects his point that you are proposing a massive redistribution of wealth from taxpayers to riders.”
“For my own complaints, I have only two small quibbles: Although most of the story is told from Max's point of view, a few chapters in the first half are in third-person.”
“And oddly, the same quibbles often emerge year after year.”
“Other than a couple of quibbles, MI13 has been solid gold every month, without exception. carloshll726”
“I do have a few quibbles: sometimes the sheer weight of exposition kills the pace of the book (although the descriptions are uniformly good), the initially intriguing character of Molly becomes a bit incoherent, her development somewhat sidelined in the plot, and a very promising inquiry into the links between religion and celebrity is only ever hinted at when I would have liked to have seen it pursued.”
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