Monday, November 16, 2009

word of the day :: hullabaloo


–noun, plural -loos.
a clamorous noise or disturbance; uproar.

1750–60; appar. var. of haloobaloo, rhyming compound based on Scots baloo lullaby

"In this world without quiet corners, there can be no easy escapes from from history, from hullabaloo, from terrible, unquiet fuss." (Salman Rushdie)
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