Piece, not peace
Posted by Dan McTeague on September 17, 2002
In Reply to: O Brother, Where Are Thou? posted by fretlessman71 on September 17, 2002
Plainly said. She is done talking about whatever is at issue, has said all she has to say( which is her "piece") and she is not making a rash decision, she has considered it (counted to three). Counting to some number (generally 3-5, sometimes to 10) is often and has long been suggested as a way to avoid impetuous or foolhardy actions by taking time to reflect.