Entries by James J. Gross

Pettifoggers and Flibbertigibbets

Every once in a while, I get to use the word pettifogger in a letter. A pettifogger is someone who likes to bicker or quibble over trifles or unimportant matters. I was responding to one of those lawyers who is dead right on the law, but dead wrong on being sensible.  In the middle of […]