- Then of course we have the emergence of words like funner and funnest into common parlance.
- It is common parlance and part of our living language.
- Freudian language has seeped into common parlance like that of no other writer since Shakespeare.
Late 16th century (denoting speech or debate): from Old French, from parler 'speak', from Latin parabola 'comparison' (in late Latin 'speech').
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