Skip to comments.Word for the Day, Monday, March 12.2012-- trumpery
Posted on 03/12/2012 5:12:10 AM PDT by xsmommy
Word For The Day, Monday, 3/12/12
In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day".
1. something without use or value; rubbish; trash; worthless stuff. 2. nonsense; twaddle: His usual conversation is pure trumpery. 3. Archaic . worthless finery.
Etymology: 142575; late Middle English trompery deceit < Middle French tromperie, equivalent to tromp ( er ) to deceive + -erie -ery
Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence.
The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day.
The Review threads are linked for your edification. ;-)
Practice makes perfect.....post on....
Here is my example with WFTD.
Ok, i admit it's mere trumpery, but here is a pic of the crypt=keeper in a bikini : )
Review Thread One: Word For The Day, Thursday 11/14/02: Raffish (Be SURE to check out posts #92 and #111 on this thread!)
Review Thread Two: Word For The Day, Tuesday 1/14/03: Roister
Review Thread Three: Word For The Day, Tuesday 1/28/03: Obdurate
No pushing at the door please!
It’s only a measly hour, and i went to bed really early last night, but dang i feel like someone beat me with a rubber hose. Can it be the loss of an hour on Saturday?
Early in the campaign, there was much trumpery from the Donald.
I kind of suck at pinocle, as I can never keep count of the trumpery. It is no fin, as the rest of the family counts all of the suits.
ah yes, donald trumpery, i figured he’d come up!! A+++ ; )
Eeek! a shark!
When I say, no fin, I mean no fun.
I hate ipad typing......
A+++ i don’t know from pinochle : )
and here i was thinking you were being clever and punning some pinochle term!! LOL!
if you could be anywhere and doing anything right now, what would it be? i mean, i know you are already sitting over there in the Europe and that’s pretty cushy anyway.
I am feeling like i would like to be in a luxury spa in Kauai, having a massage while hearing the ocean a few steps away and smelling the tropical flowers. i have been there and done this and i want it again, right now.
The press fanfare and virtual trumpetry announcing the “Age of Hope & Change” is now just so much trumpery...
excellent, mik! A+++
Hmmmm, interesting question. I was in Hawaii once about 25 years ago, I still remeber the way it smelled when we got out of the airport. I honestly do not know how to answer that question, as I am somewhat longing for the Chesapeake Bay.....but that seems so boring. A beach chair on a deserted beach at the Outer Banks is kind of appealing, too.
So, coming up to the Burgh this weekend?
xshub is out of town the end of this week, actually in CA, so probs not. i’d be game to go, but i don’t know if we will. oh the PAIRINGS were digested nine ways to Sunday last night. what can be left to say about them i don’t know, but rest assured the nattering will continue.
all the $ in the world and that’s how he chooses to look? i do not get it. A+++
I didn’t think WVU was even going to be in the tournament. I think they stuck them in Pittsburgh just so there can be some local rooting interest.
I have been hanging out this morning, literally. DH got me an inversion table, I hung by my ankles for 15 minutes this morning. My back feels AWESOME! I am a new woman.
I ignored the trumpery and voted for Newt last week. The leftists have been champing at the bit all along for Romney so I’m not playing into their game.
you bought their line of crap, you old MORON??? good riddance, arlene! A+++
if i am not mistaken, my bro has one of those, i have to ask my SIL if he still uses it.
gimme, gimme, i want them all too. need to get MINES A+++
He would look like Pete Tyler, Rose’s dad. /Dr. Who
Never heard of it.
neither had i. i think they should have maintained dignity and just sat out of post-season play, rather than PAY $ to play a team from a school that i wasn’t even aware fielded a hockey team!
yes i said HOCKEY but you KNOW i meant basketball, you pedant, go ahead correct me, i know you will.
Obama, puveyor of trumpery
Michelle mixes fashion with frumpery
The stuff I have seen
Makes me buy Vaseline
To protect my poor innocent rumpery
Speaking of hockey, my local HS became state champs this weekend. Yay Raptors!
Ha! you must buy it by the case! LMAO....er LYAO LOL
ok, so he denies her on the ground of being a practicing Buddhist. the priest did the right thing, irregardless of the butch’s dismay. the only thing to be alarmed about was that she had the gall to parade up to ask for Communion.
I don’t think Buddhism is considered a religion.
If I recall there were many comments here on FR saying they would do this to him once he flipped. He deserved it.
Believing in reincarnation, for instance, is incomparable with the Catholic faith, or any Christian faith. It isn’t a reason TO give her Communion. Heck, many other Christians cannot even receive in the Catholic church.
They protected homosexual priests who abused altar boys, too. Didn’t make it right. I am not defending him, nor condemning him on the grounds of what is posted here. I AM sick of the watering down of my faith. There has to be a line somewhere. Not surprised the American Catholic church has taken this stand.
She does INDEED! LOL
Did you misunderstand my post? I was commenting about Arlene. Maybe I posted on the wrong comment - if so I’m sorry -
once again, it sounds like a set-up, where a leftist sets out to make the church look INTOLERANT. i read on the thread that she told the priest herself that she lives with her female lover and is a practicing Buddhist, both of those things disqualify her from receiving communion.
LOL Yes, I did.
It’s going to be in the 60s here today, with bright sunshine....time for me to make get off the computer. RME passed time, I would say.
None of them can, except for Orthodox in extremely grave circumstances and if they have no recourse to their own clergy.
I got the oddest feeling while watching the Breitbard vid of bammer speaking at the Derrick Bell rally all those years ago. First, I am actually shocked anyone found evidence he existed prior to his Senate run in Illinois; and secondly it was creepy hearing his voice that sounded EXACTLY like it does now. The same cadence, same inflection, same style - a conspiracy theorist might think it was completely doctored using a cgi bammy. Creepy.
OK, I stand corrected.
I found that odd as well.
What I don’t find so surprising is that he fled his white family and chased after every black radical he could find. He embraced it all. I am sure they felt motivated and were happy to hide all this from “white” America. Critical Race Theory and all.