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Re: Sweet nothings

Posted by Bob on October 24, 2007

In Reply to: Sweet nothings posted by Trinny D on October 24, 2007

: Where does the phrase "sweet nothings" come from?

Why, they come from your lover's lips. They're the whispered little endearments that mean, well, nothing, and at the same time, mean so much. From the Italian "dolce far niente."