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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
1. Something fancy, elaborate, and showy.
2. A rustling sound, as of a silk dress.
From French, of imitative origin. Earliest documented use: 1870.
"Too often I go to some lunch party and am presented with an exquisite froufrou creation when what I long for is the pasta the three-year-old sitting next to me is given."
Nigella Lawson; Indulge a Childhood Craving; Calgary Herald (Canada); Aug 23, 2003.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:When I feed the hungry, they call me a saint. When I ask why people are hungry, they call me a communist. -Helder Camara, archbishop (1909-1999)