HoneysmokeJune 18, 2011Biracial1 comment What does ‘take it under advisement’ mean? Simone, being an excellent journalist and asking me for clarification. Tags: Biracial, children, families, family, mixed race, parent, parentingHoneysmoke One thought to “Quote, Unquote” Blanc2 June 21, 2011 at 3:50 pm It’s a moldy old leaglism that unfortunately has survived to modern times. It means essentially: “I’ll take what you have said and ponder it for a few days before issuing my decision.” It is said by a judge to lawyers in his courtroom after they have completed their oral argument. Or by parents who are deciding whether to grant or deny a request by a kid. Reply Leave a comment Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.