Posted by TheFallen on November 30, 2004
In Reply to: Re: New phrase for you posted by David FG on November 30, 2004
: : : On a whim
: : And a lovely phrase it is. Merriam-Webster says:
: : Whim -- Etymology: short for whim-wham
: : 1 : a capricious or eccentric and often sudden idea or turn of the mind :
: It is indeed a good phrase, and one I use often in everyday speech. Is it just me?
No. It's a fine phrase, but hardly new, as claimed by the original poster.