from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- intransitive v. To be concerned with or find fault with insignificant details. See Synonyms at quibble.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To correct minutiae or find fault in unimportant details; to kvetch.
- v. To pick nits - lice eggs - from someone’s hair.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. be overly critical; criticize minor details
Obviously it wasn't my intent to write an encyclopedia entry on the topic, and your nitpick is an attempt to divert things off-topic.
And as long as we are in nitpick mode, electricity is hardly sold in a classic competitive market.
That nitpick is the extent of your substantive rebuttal?
And my desire to nitpick is practically non-existent, so there's that as well.
The only small nitpick is that there wasn't more closure to the Ryan/Taylor relationship.
The problem with this particular attempt to nitpick, is that YECs/Morris reject mountians of scientific evidence for their dogma.
The REAL nitpick is that since there is no Congressionally declared war, we aren’t at war now.
That is not to nitpick, that is to say he obviously did so intentionally.
My only "nitpick" is that the Batman figure not included with the Batmobile from this line has to almost lay completely horizontal to fit inside the cockpit.
If watching Hillary Clinton's campaign has taught me anything, it is that they have graciously mastered the art of the "nitpick".