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Hadn't twigged

Posted by James Briggs on March 22, 2011 at 11:47

In Reply to: Hadn't twigged posted by Will Barrows on March 22, 2011 at 07:43:

: What's the origin of the phrase "hadn't twigged", meaning: had not realised?

Twig is derived from the Irish word "tuigim" meaning "I understand".