the rules have not been altered one jot or tittle since
If you challenge it or any of the matters I am trying to say in it, then you have done nothing but verify every jot and tittle of it, and there is little hope.
If you then could have inquired asking the Saviour how comprehensive is this inspiration, He would answer you that, ‘not a jot or a tittle of the law shall pass away until all be fulfilled.’
Think, for example, of Whitman's insistence on celebrating every jot and tittle of the created world.
The truth is, it doesn't matter, not a jot, not a tittle .
His play slipped a tittle as the season wore on.
They (to switch to the gender-free plural) are also wont to niggle and squiggle over every jot and tittle .
Nor are the Democrats saying that every jot and tittle of all its complex tables of inflows and outflows are sacrosanct today.
I cannot see a tittle of evidence so far in this case that the United States as a government has failed in any way in that respect.
It seemed an odd sort of voyeurism, titillation without a tittle of anything much going on, boredom elevated to a modern art form.