(that's) enough (of this) foolishness

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(that's) enough (of this) foolishness

1. Stop being silly. Enough of this foolishness—it's too late for you kids to be running around screaming.
2. I'm done with this. This usage is usually provoked by something undesired, rather than something actually foolish or silly. Enough foolishness—I'm sick of working on this project and need a break.
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(that's) enough (of this) foolishness

 
1. Stop this foolish behavior. Bill: Enough of this foolishness. Stop it! Sally: Sorry. Father: That's enough of this foolishness. You two stop fighting over nothing. Bob: Okay. Bill: Sorry.
2. I have had enough of this. (Does not refer to something that is actual foolishness.) Andy: Enough of this foolishness. I hate ballet. I'm leaving. Sue: Well, please leave quietly. Sally: That's enough foolishness. I'm leaving and I never want to see you again! Bob: Come on! I was only teasing.
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Anyway, enough of this foolishness. If you have any anecdotes about drummers, local or international, living or dead, send them to Roger Bruton, 53 Paganel Drive, Dudley, DY1 4AZ, or email him at rogerbruton@hotmail.com