frippery

Frippery?

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Whatever do you mean?

After all, what sort of lady doesn’t gussy up to sip her soft drink?

I suppose you would also call this …

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frippery.

Well, nature does tend to show off now and then, doesn’t she?

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Photo by A. Barra via Wikimedia Commons

Let’s not kid ourselves, though.

Frippery is …

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Photo by McKay Savage via Wikimedia Commons

fabulous.

Whether it refers to …

flashy clothing,

ostentation,

gewgaws, or trifles, and showy nonessentials,

“frippery” is sure to be your farmgirl favorite.

I’m guessing, no I’m betting, you’ll use it within the week!

Leave a comment 7 Comments

  1. Terry Steinmetz says:

    Can’t wait to use this word.

  2. Winnie Nielsen says:

    Hahahaha!! You know us well Mary Jane!

  3. Eileen Stone says:

    OH YES! One must be “Frip” every so often!

  4. Kathleen says:

    I must use this word right now so I think I will dress up in all my glorious and finest frippery.

  5. Darlene Ricotta says:

    Well I think I will have to share a little frippery soon,
    Thanks Mary Jane.

  6. Linda M. Burns says:

    Hello! MaryJane, I wanted to tell you that I have that same exact picture of The Coke Girl hanging on my kitchen wall. It’s back ground is a section of BarnBoard. It is so nice. everyone that sees it tells me how beautiful it is. I absolutely love it.

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