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Pfaffing

Are you a pfaffer. I'm a pfaffer. An ace pfaffer. I am pfaffing now, posting in PC when I should be getting ready to go out. Have I spelt pfaffing correctly? The words means to engage in pointless activity without purpose of object: browsing the internet, catching a paper or magazine, checking you've turned off the gas for the third time, wondering what to wear and being indecisive. How can we eliminate pfaffing?

Posted at 4th Aug 2012 - 06:34PM   Posted by Fennie   Pfaffing Comments: 11

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Withy Brook's Avatar I am the prime faffer!

Posted by: Withy Brook on 4th Aug 2012 at 09:18PM

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Cowgirl's Avatar No time to pfaff here!

Posted by: Cowgirl on 4th Aug 2012 at 09:22PM

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Arosebyanyothername's Avatar No, you have spelt it incorrectly. No 'p'. Faffing. So, just stop faffing and get down here - the supper is waiting.

Posted by: Arosebyanyothername on 4th Aug 2012 at 10:55PM

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Camilla's Avatar You do make me laugh Rosie.Smile I am a faffer.!Very Happy have not heard this word for ages Fennie.

Posted by: Camilla on 4th Aug 2012 at 11:54PM

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Lily's Avatar Yes I faff, displacement activity makes it sound so much more purposeful!

Posted by: Lily on 5th Aug 2012 at 08:35AM

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Westerwitch's Avatar Oh I am a Pfaffer - I prefer the word with a P :) Always avoid doing the thing I really want to do!

Posted by: Westerwitch on 5th Aug 2012 at 10:46AM

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Fairy Nuff's Avatar I think the odd bout of Pfaffing is good for you, brain out timeVery Happy
I like the "P" it's the same as my sewing machineWink

Posted by: Fairy Nuff on 5th Aug 2012 at 11:40AM

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Ivy's Avatar I really wondered if Fennie took up sewing.....

Posted by: Ivy on 5th Aug 2012 at 06:14PM

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Arosebyanyothername's Avatar Good idea - I will encourage it. I need some help with the costumes for the play.

Posted by: Arosebyanyothername on 5th Aug 2012 at 06:31PM

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Salle de Bain's Avatar Defo a 'pfaffer'.... Had stored up loads of jobs for the short summer break from my full on studies. Haven't done any of them yet...the next thing I'll be back at work again...sigh.

Posted by: Salle de Bain on 6th Aug 2012 at 03:09PM

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Fennie's Avatar I'll have you know I won a prize for needlework when I was seven or eight! Much to my parents disgust.

Posted by: Fennie on 6th Aug 2012 at 03:46PM

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