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    dip one's pen in gall

    Dear all,


    What is the meaning of '' dip one's pen in gall '' ?

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    Re: dip one's pen in gall

    If you write very critically and unpleasantly about someone or something, you dip your pen in gall- as if ordinary ink isn't powerful enough to express your feelings.
    Last edited by Tdol; 07-Dec-2010 at 10:08.

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