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Trumpery

Definition from the OED:

Noun archaic:

1 Attractive articles of little value or use.
‘None of your woollen drapery, nor linen drapery, nor any of your frippery or trumpery. I hate ostentation’

1.1 Practices or beliefs that are superficially or visually appealing but have little real value or worth.
‘he exposed their ideals as trumpery’
‘theatrical trumpery’

as modifier ‘that trumpery hope which lets us dupe ourselves’

Adjective archaic:

1 Showy but worthless.
‘trumpery jewellery’

1.1 Delusive or shallow.
‘that trumpery hope which lets us dupe ourselves’

Origin:

Late Middle English (denoting trickery): from Old French tromperie, from tromper ‘deceive’.

Pronunciation: trumpery/ˈtrʌmp(ə)ri/

February 12, 2019   5 Comments

Yukon Quest 2019 – Day 11

Yukon Quest map odd years

Sled Dog

The Current Standings at 8:00PM CST (5:00PM AKST):

Finished At Fairbanks
1 Brent Sass (3)
2 Hans Gatt (2)
3 Allen Moore (26)
4 Michelle Phillips (8)
5 Matt Hall (7)
6 Paige Drobny (23)
7 Torsten Kohnert (5)
8 Denis Tremblay (1)
9 Jessie Royer (18)
Beyond Two Rivers
10 Nathaniel Hamlyn (11)
11 Ryne Olson (21)
12 Cody Strathe (28)
At Two Rivers
13 Brian Wilmshurst (16)
Beyond Mile 101
14 Dave Dalton (12)
15 Martin Apayauq Reitan (10)R
At Mile 101
16 Curt Perano (29)
17 Deke Naaktgeboren (25)R
18 Jason Biasetti (27)R
19 Andrew Pace (19)
20 Rob Cooke (30)
Beyond Central
21 Misha Wiljes (17)
At Central
22 Jim Lanier (13)R
23 Chase Tingle (22)R
24 Isabelle Travadon (9)R
25 Remy Leduc (4)R
26 Laura Allaway (24)R
27 Hendrik Stachnau (20)R
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February 12, 2019   No Comments