"That's a great deal to make one word mean," Alice said in a thoughtful tone. "When I make a word do a lot of work like that," said Humpty Dumpty, "I always pay it extra."

Tuesday, 19 March 2013


   To grabble is an archaic word and it simply meant to grope or feel eagerly with the hands. It appears onj Dr Johnson's Dictionary and was probably a corruption of the word grapple.

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