Comment: and a triple-word score for using "pettifogging" in a complete

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and a triple-word score for using "pettifogging" in a complete

sentence in a Rachel thread, for an up-vote total of +8. Well played...
From something similar to the wiki:
"In the later middle ages, there was a class of lawyers who earned their livings making a great deal of fuss over minor legal cases. About 1560 they came to be called pettifoggers. They often had limited concern for scruples or conscience and the term was deeply contemptuous."