In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Either way, it's a farrago of highly dubious nonsense.
- What we have got from both camps is a farrago of half-truths and unproven assertions that are repeated even when shown to be blatantly unfounded.
- Why did the parties find it so difficult to reach a compromise, and what will the public make of the farrago?
- He said: ‘It just adds to the general impression that what we have been treated to is a farrago of half-truths, assertions and over-the-top spin.’
- What it was, instead, was a farrago of paranoia and pretence, hysteria and lies.
- His story was such a fantastic farrago of lies and fantasies that it was thrown out by the Scottish judges.
- What's most interesting about the whole farrago is that a certain floppy-haired Conservative politician has decided to join the travelling circus.
- I couldn't be bothered trawling through the remaining farrago of lazy-minded tripe that our milk-toothed boy has served up for the public to peruse.
- The result is a farrago of contradictory ideas, with visions of patriarchs dueling with notions of upward-striving capitalists.
- Frankly, what the hapless visitors to the gallery are now being presented with is a farrago of contextless quotes, statements of belief and reports of misleading hearsay.
- The whole farrago is so sublimely bad that it might become a cult classic.
- As far as I can tell, it is a farrago of conspiracy theories.
- This farrago of nonsense requires a very high standard of stylised comedy acting, which is not in vogue in the 21st Century.
- If I'm going to talk about the whole farrago, perhaps it would be best to start by going back to the original report.
- Those are padded out with a farrago of insinuation and unfounded claims that he can produce no evidence for.
- This farrago of nonsense was surprisingly influential.
- It may, for all I know, be a farrago of nonsense from beginning to end, but the authors appear to believe that they are dealing in fact.
- The whole farrago is a disaster waiting to happen.
- But he has the ability to run with issues, to blend text messages and audience e-mails into the mix, constructing a surreal farrago of opinion and comment.
- Henry, ever the pragmatist, considered the farrago of his brother's recent attempted coup, which had ended in the destruction of the Jacobite clans, to have been the Stuarts' last chance.
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