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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FLAPDOODLE

You're the last man I ever expected to hear that kind of flapdoodle from.

Reckoning a man's life by years is the biggest sort of flapdoodle.

Listen to me, Henry: we really haven't time for all that sort of flapdoodle now.

And there's no flapdoodle about him; and he never cried baby in his life.

For the benefit of the sportsman and gun crank who want plain facts and no flapdoodle, the following statistics are offered.

Give "Tommy" a lot less music and flapdoodle, and a lot more food of good quality, and he'll think a heap more of you.

Ye remember how he sashayed round newspaper offices in 'Frisco until he could write a flapdoodle story himself?

WORD ORIGIN

1833, originally "the stuff they feed fools on" [Marryat]; an arbitrary formation.

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