Friday, February 9, 2018

Fact of the Day: Trumpery

While it became less common in usage after World War II, the English word "trumpery" means "worthless nonsense". It is derived from the Old French word "tromper" which means "to deceive". 

9 comments:

Debra She Who Seeks said...

Sounds about right to me!

shwet said...

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Moving with Mitchell said...

The Trumpery Era. Perfect.

Christine said...

Wow this is a good one.

Kirk said...

Ha!

Lois said...

Seems right to me! I also like the nickname Tammy Duckworth has given him..."Cadet Bone Spurs".

Jimmy said...

That's funny!

Martha said...

Hehe...good one :)

bj said...

this, my friend, Adam, is pretty tacky to say.