Word of the day

Whiffler –   a person who frequently changes attitudes, interests, opinions or course;  a chronically indecisive and evasive person who swings from one course of action to another; a person who uses shifts and evasions in argument;  someone who vacillates; a person who whiffles; one who plays on a whiffle; a fifer or piper; an officer who went before procession to clear the way by blowing a horn, or otherwise; hence, any person who marched at the head of a procession; a harbinger.

Hat tip: Adam Smith

2 Responses to Word of the day

  1. Andrei says:

    The current National Party caucus in a nutshell – a bunch of total no hopers who decided to commit electoral suicide at a time when we need adults in charge of this country.


  2. homepaddock says:

    Andrei – that criticism was fair for some of the caucus before the election, but not now. Some of the good MPs are still there and have been joined by new ones. All understand why the party didn’t deserve to win the election & going on what I learned at the November party conference, are very firmly focused on what matters, being an effective opposition and ready for government.


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