Tuesday, August 17, 2004
today's Dictionary.com word of the day is fun to say:
foofaraw \FOO-fuh-raw\, noun:
1. Excessive or flashy ornamentation or decoration.
2. A fuss over a matter of little importance
After working in the news business for a number of years, I've become a bit cynical about mass-media coverage of events like the Y2K foofaraw.
--Roy Clancy, "Ready for Y2K...," Calgary Sun, December 15, 1999
life is sometimes all flummery and foofaraw, baby, and don't ya forget it.