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falderal

and folderol (ˈfɑldɚɑl)
n. wasted effort; nonsense. I had about enough of your falderal.

folderol

verb
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It is bad enough that the guy sitting in front of your desk knows he has been rejected for someone who is already ear-marked for the post and all the advertising of the post is so much folderol but it is sheer insult to injury when you shuffle his resume then push it back at him with an admiring whistle and say, what are you doing trying for a dump like ours, a guy like you should be reaching for the stars.
As all this folderol and stramash whips up on street level, the heart of Whighams beats steadily below the pavements in their Georgian cellar.
Brown pause[s] his well-paced narrative for some Fodor's folderol on art or architectural history.
Without a lot of technical folderol, is there a way you can find out if the chamber throats of your own .
THE key question in our current horseflesh folderol is generally perceived to be one of trust.
Sometimes I think (perhaps wrongly) that poets who come up through the MFA route have a falsely idealized intellectuality, because they think that intellectuality is the magic serum that they're going to inject into poetry to lift it above the folderol of an earlier generation.
Even for Herodotos, before he dismisses their folderol, the Persian Wars arise from the Trojan War, and the Trojan War from the unpunished rape of Medea (1.
The European-specific centre stack controls for climate and the Sony audio system are devoid of North America's SyncMyFordTouch folderol.
However, that might take a little more legal folderol to avoid penalties from those prohibitions that real people don't read.
Craig's major point is that Hobbes is closer to Plato (and even Aristotle) than he and his students have led us to believe, and, therefore, his argument that men are naturally equal is, in important respects, misleading folderol.
KN: Yet it simply is too soon to pronounce the sesquicentennial dead on arrival, as some essentially have, because it lacks national direction, a cohesive scholarly narrative, legislative largess, or widespread popular folderol like the beard-growing contests of 1961.
I will say the one local Fox television station I occasionally check in on, WBFF in Baltimore, has a news report that seems to be straight-shooting and more serious than some of the folderol that mars most local television reporting.
First, questioning the sanitized, agribusiness-approved PR folderol that passes as journalism nowadays does not mean a magazine or news outlet is biased, it means that it has integrity.
She's not meant to be one of those Classical Types, like those folderol statues over at Mr.
To parody amorous hokum or court folderol, as he does