Tuesday, February 11, 2003

Actually, the word Milquetoast is a comic, Frenchish reworking of ye olde English term 'milk toast', a bland dish of toast soaked in milk. The term re-entered our language through the lens of a cartoonist named Webster who created a 'meek' comic-strip character of the name "Caspar Milquetoast."

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