Hm. Funny Word It Is… ‘Flibbertigibbety

Comes from the word ‘Flibbertigibbet‘ it does,

Excellent example of how word meanings evolve and change it is.

Originally meant “chattering gossip” or “flighty woman” ‘Flibbertigibbet‘ did.

From the 1540s it is.

Probably a nonsense word ‘Flibbertigibbet‘ was.

Probably meant to sound like fast talking ‘Flibbertigibbet‘ was

Like the name of a devil or fiend ‘Flibbertigibbet‘ was.

But now not so gender specific it is.

A flighty, silly, wacky person it is.

A bit ‘Flibbertigibbety‘ at times the author of this blog can be he can.