Adrena never minced words.
The socalled "Salisbury" cure consists of living entirely upon minced beef and hot water.
"You'll drive," she minced the words out.
Those with adventurous palates will want to try the Minced Curry Goat with Chick Peas ($12.95).
My days were not days of the week, bearing the stamp of any heathen deity, nor were they minced into hours and fretted by the ticking of a clock; for I lived like the Puri Indians, of whom it is said that "for yesterday, today, and tomorrow they have only one word, and they express the variety of meaning by pointing backward for yesterday forward for tomorrow, and overhead for the passing day."