The roots of Donald Trumpís family name

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The roots of Donald Trumpís family name

Post by T on Sat Jan 30, 2016 10:05 am

From the 1983 Websterís Unabridged:

trumperyn.; †\'trem-p(e-)re\ †noun, plural trumperies.
[Fr. tromperie,, to deceive, cheat.]
1. Deceit; fraud. [Obs.]
2. Anything calculated to deceive by false show; anything externally splendid but intrinsically of little value; worthless finery.
3. Things worn out and of no value; useless matter; trifles; rubbish; nonsense.

trumperya. trifling; showy but worthless; trashy; paltry.

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Re: The roots of Donald Trumpís family name

Post by T on Tue Aug 02, 2016 9:25 pm

Trumpery ...becoming more relevant (or is that irrelevant?) by the day...

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