• WordNet 3.6
    • n kerfuffle a disorderly outburst or tumult "they were amazed by the furious disturbance they had caused"
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In news:

Andrew Goldman's Twitter Kerfuffle Reinforces Times Social Media Policy.
Phil the groundhog has yet again predicted six more weeks of winter, despite an animal-rights kerfuffle about the cruelty of parading a rodent in front of crowds and cameras.
In James R LeJeune's Oct 3 letter ("The Public Has Reason to Be Suspicious About Mitt's Tax Returns"), he writes about Mitt Romney's "tax kerfuffle".
Enough time has passed, thankfully, that the kerfuffle over the arrest of Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates Jr by Cambridge police on the steps of his own house has died down.
Natural gas kerfuffle inspires lawmaker posturing .
There was a kerfuffle this weekend.
If you avoided the spoilers in advance, you certainly know by now that the subject of the kerfuffle was "The Gentle Giant", Jermaine Jones.
The September issue of " Christophorus," a magazine for Porsche enthusiasts, is causing a kerfuffle among some California physicians and hospital leaders who e-mailed it to each other in a rage this week.
There's a big kerfuffle on TechMeme, appropriately enough, about Google's new plan to allow some comments on news stories in Google News.
A recipe for eggplant kerfuffle.
Plus, Kawasaki kerfuffle, Luis Jimenez outrighted, and Brendan Ryan wins " Fielding Bible" award.
From provincial leadership race to haircut kerfuffle.
A manufactured controversy aimed at Elizabeth Warren shows the damaging ways we exploit trivial kerfuffles and pass them off as political stories.
It ended almost before it started, but the kerfuffle over Rupert Murdoch's tweet about the way some publications cover Israel is still worth considering.
I'm frankly a little puzzled by the kerfuffle over Mitt Romney's statement Sunday morning that his version of health reform would also make sure people with pre-existing conditions had access to coverage.