2018-07-12 / Editorial

Phrase of the week

Betwixt and between: Meaning neither one nor the other or being caught in the middle of an unresolved position, betwixt, originally meaning “by two,” is seldom heard except in this expression. It first was recorded in the Oxford English Dictionary in 1832, but its first known occurrence was in the Aug. 30, 1781 edition of The Dublin Evening Post.

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