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Old 09-05-2001, 10:39 PM   #4
Location: Bay Area
Join Date: Jun 2000
Posts: 1,200
Originally posted by Dave Humm

Is this a US phrase ? I'm from the UK and I confess to not knowing what the hell "persnickity" actually means LOL
That's fair because I spelled it wrong, and, I used it badly. Sheesh! Who lets this guy post here?

Per Merriam Webster

Main Entry: per·snick·e·ty
Pronunciation: p&r-'sni-k&-tE
Function: adjective
Etymology: alteration of pernickety
Date: circa 1905
1 a : fussy about small details

That doesn't fit me very well. I probably should have used the word uppity.
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