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The painstaking process of removing nits (lice eggs) from someone's hair.
(figuratively, by extension) A process of finding or pointing out tiny details or errors, particularly if the pointed-out details seem insignificant or irrelevant to all but the finder.
nit + picking
In the local authorities that I know, when such people get involved, they then start nit-picking.
This seems quarreling about words seems to be some sort of " theological nit-picking " .
Enough " nit picking ", I shall leave others to make comments on other differences.
If these two do get into a romantic relationship, they may have to curb their tongues when it comes to nit-picking each other.
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