Monday, May 17, 2010

word of the day :: tomfoolery


–noun, plural -er·ies
1. foolish or silly behavior; tomfoolishness.
2. a silly act, matter, or thing.

1805-15; tomfool + -ery

"If you put tomfoolery into a computer nothing comes out of it but tomfoolery. But this tomfoolery, having passed through a very expensive machine, is somehow ennobled and no one dares criticize it."
:: Pierre Gallois ::

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