“Mike Selvey is on hand to give actual analysis rather than my wittering: If Abu Dhabi were Hove or Scarborough and the surrounding areas look a bit like that if you imagine the tide a long long way out, us bowlers would be rubbing our hands right now.”
“All fluttering hands and wittering humility, she takes her place primly next to the piano player for the remainder of "Hometown Glory", the capital ballad that ended her first album.”
“This week the papers and parliament were filled with uninformed wittering on sex education.”
“If the goal is to delay sexual activity or reduce STIs, and you don't know what age to start or what to teach, then stop wittering: define your outcome, randomise schools to different programmes, and you'll have the answer by the end of next parliament.”
“And then we have the Dick from Calgary, who's been wittering on here on the same matter, claiming that it's all or nothing: all speech or no speech, and anything in between is hypocritical.”
“Speakers for the negative had evidently been provided with talking points by the Conservative Party of Canada, wittering on about "abuses" and a "100% conviction rate" and whatnot.”
“So I do not see the point of you or me wittering on further on the subject.”
“Rather a lot of the British political class has indulged itself in essentially parochial wittering.”
“So constantly wittering on about it causes voters to yawn.”
“I'll also be linking and wittering on Twitter, eyeing the output of Top London Bloggers and assembling my weekly newsletter which non-suscribers can have sent straight to their in-boxes on Friday if they sign up in time.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘wittering’.
Oddments culled from my "main" lists that belong in a display cabinet of their own, plus sundry other curiosities. :-)
Words and phrases from Jonathan Stroud's book, The Golem's Eye.
Words that I used to know.
adorable sounding words and whatnot.
Looking for tweets for wittering.