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Faffing Around

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While traveling in England, Chris in Hollywood, Florida, picked up a favorite word from his British friends: faff. The expression faffing about means “procrastinating, idling, dawdling” or “acting ineffectually.” Ultimately it comes from a pair of English dialect words referring to “wind” or “plants blowing in the wind.” Fafflement can be used to mean “trifling or unnecessary work.” This is part of a complete episode.

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