In any case, Howard's discovery was a timely one, because he has just flimmed and flammed his way through the longest week of flummery of his career.
It seems that the ceremony costs around £1 million each year, and some MPs are getting fed up with this ‘ridiculous piece of flummery .’
Relationships must therefore be fully acknowledged and open, without public relations flummery .
she hated the flummery of public relations
Transfer to a pastry bag fitted with a medium round tip and fill each chocolate teardrop with flummery batter.
Strip away the constitutional flummery and you're left with a governing party stating what it's going to do in the upcoming parliament.
The scam-artists delight in reaching back for ancient ideas, particularly those that bear some real value, and then they distort it all into flummery - which as we know, sells exceedingly well.
All this flummery was, as we all know, meaningless.
It's not just the flummery - the full-bottomed wigs, men walking backwards and so on - but the way this exercise in constitutional theatre is playing to the wrong audience.
It's a fairly meaningless, if archaic piece of self-indulgent flummery in most parts of Australia.