Posted: Thu Jul 26, 2007 1:03 am
Does anyone out there know how this came to mean "caught on"? Or "came to understand"? I like it so much I even use it.
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ETYMOLOGY: Irish Gaelic tuigim, I understand, from Old Irish tuicim.
Slava wrote:Thanks gailr. Interesting coincidence that it is listed under twig2, also. Did you look at twig3? Another usage in Britain.
NOUN: Chiefly British The current style; the fashion.
ETYMOLOGY: Origin unknown.