faddle

faddle

(ˈfædəl)
n
a nonsensical or trifling thing
vb (intr)
to toy or play with
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The Summer Faddle Fair will be taking over a street in Coleford on Sunday 25 August to host an eclectic mix of creative crafters, artists, organic & fair-trade retailers, local food & drink producers as well as live music all day long.
12.27 (450m): Candlelight Spice, Fiddle Faddle, Coaltown Lily (M), Tornaroy Triumph (M), Drumsna Lulu (M), Lughill Blossom (W).
Somehow we managed to fish without a bag of butter toffee Fiddle Faddle or a box of Trader Joe's triple ginger snaps or a hogshead of Twix bars waiting to be snarfed on the boat seats, and we caught scores of good walleyes and pike.
YAnd that's because my straw poll of people who faddle about on social media as much as I do suggests that a moratorium on discussing #snapelection could soon develop into an urgent public health matter.
More delightful music came from the CYO as they played three lively compositions by Leroy Anderson-The Syncopated Clock (which has witty lyrics), Fiddle Faddle and The Waltzing Cat, complete with meowing.
With Jorgensen performing works by L Anderson (Plink Plank Plunk, Fiddle Faddle), A Fuleihan (Concerto for Theremin), V Herbiet (Sirenum Scopuli), and A DvoEOEik (Seven Slavonic Dances), and renowned conductor Alkis Baltas leading the orchestra, this promises to be a night to remember.
"Ryan kicking himself for not responding to Biden's "malarkey" with hogwash, fiddle faddle, blatherskyte, flapdoodle #23skidoo #catspajamas" @jpodhoretz wrote.
'F IDDLE faddle," said my friend the Philosopher, as his blue eyes gazed into the shapes emerging from the chocolate-speckled froth on the mug of coffee that he was stirring with a peculiarly melancholic rhythm.
The food giant said Lincoln Snacks generates annual sales of around $45 million; its two flagship brands are Poppycock and Fiddle Faddle. ConAgra already produces a range of snacks brands, including Orville Redenbacher's and ACT II popcorn.
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"The best way I can keep nay carrying costs down is to have more changeovers and get much, much better at them." Lincoln Snacks processes and packages the snacks Screaming Yellow Zonkers, Poppycock and Fiddle Faddle.
But not this sublime faddle, far more important than whatever "this fiddle" might have been (although granted not the resonant machine of spruce and maple that we need to hear certain kinds of truth with).