Preaching; pontificating; voicing one's opinion loudly in the hopes it will gain supporters. Comes from a time when wooden boxes were used to ship soapflakes in, and were then put into use as pulpits for street preachers.
โดย Ren 06 พฤษภาคม 2004
The act of lecturing, spouting, ranting about a particular subject to attempt to make a point or a stand. Derives from the days when people, such as ministers, actors, strikers, abolitionists, rights defenders, etc. would take a sturdy soapbox (soap came in wooden crates then), carry it to a wtreet corner, and begin preaching their point to the passerbyers.
That point of conversation led her to soapbox about the subject until she knew she made her point.
โดย Kate Twitchell 06 พฤษภาคม 2004