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Word of the Day — October 7, 2012

October 8, 2012 - Scott Viau
Flummery — FLUM-mur-ree — nonsense, poppycock, twaddle

Example: "In a New Yorker article on political consulting, Jill Lepore said, 'Instead of the usual flummery, Upton Sinclair ... wrote a work of fiction in 1933, titled "I, Governor of California," describing the most thrilling piece of campaign literature ever written.'"

 
 

 

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