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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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But, I am not remotely interested in revising the names of taxa and all the folderol that goes with it.
She's not meant to be one of those Classical Types, like those folderol statues over at Mr.
Lewis Carroll could have made a logical dream-joke of this, and ridiculed it, as an arithmetical bathos, but in Wordsworth's poem it is an accurate historical nightmarish foldedness (always shadowed by folderol or doggerel) of prosody into history and history into prosody.
The Court's decision may very well turn on the quality of the legal research and advice proffered to the justices by their law clerks, fresh from the establishment's leading law schools where professors have filled their heads with the latest legalistic fads and folderol.
Well of course Wms naturally cldnt be bothered with such folderol, for he was a local boy.
I think about those days now from time to time, and our many decades together and apart (she all folderol and fog and furs--because of her poor background, she kept items like old business-cards till they were mummified in Scotch Tape); with her French ways and Shalimar, she could bend the straightest arrow; for I know, in short, she was more myself than me.
Because of academic folderol, such works often do not translate into easy reading, but this is an exception.
It's noteworthy that despite five decades of folderol about "pluralism" and "multiculturalism," nearly all of them still do.
11 Grgich Hills Estate No wine-gadget folderol in the redwood tasting room--just wine and a young crowd talking about it.
Thanks to this (missing) universal gaze, the participant becomes open to a range of out-of-body experiences, the least of which concerns genitalia and the media folderol of sex-at-a-distance.
I hope now we can put to rest all this folderol concerning me being ignorant about coloreds.
Third, there is nowhere else a tax executive can go to participate, with a minimum of folderol and bureaucracy in top-flight advocacy efforts.
A few are adorned with decorative folderol, and some are unusually shaped (the Little Bighorn monument is squat, the one for the Friendly Chippewa rough-hewn), but most echo the form of the sleek obelisk that honors George Washington.
And all this folderol about the merger of Federated and May won't do anything to revive it.
It turned the clock back to the restrictive folderol of La Belle apoque, and evoked alarmingly regressive models of femaleness: women as passive sex objects, displayers of their men's wealth and status ( women who needed to be helped into cabs, who required huge trunks in order to travel with their finery, and maids to help them dress.