brouhaha


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a condition of intense public interest or excitement

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loud confused noise from many sources

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a confused disturbance far greater than its cause merits

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Many more of the 20 inside suffered physical and psychiatric injuries, leading to multiple damages claims against Chester-le-Street Council and Liverpool-based event organisers, Brouhaha.
Brouhaha also "did not recognise the dangers to anyone entering the structure", the High Court ruled yesterday.
Sir, -Now that the brouhaha, accusations and counter accusations concerning the failure of Birmingham to become the City of Culture 2008 has, to some extent, died down, I wonder if you would kindly reveal the following?
More recently, the corporate-owned life insurance and bank-owned life insurance brouhaha has us buzzing.
John Endler of the University of California, Santa Barbara, who pioneered the guppy studies, sighs over "this huge brouhaha over UV signals." He laments that people, with their feeble human vision, have been slow to take seriously the UV signals of so many other creatures.
* During this fall's brouhaha about deleting "under God" from the Pledge of Allegiance, Robin Williams was asked his opinion.
The brouhaha mostly surrounds the release of a book, portraying girls as either emotionally evil Queen Bees or their socially inferior Wannabes.
He was probably a little relieved as well, because the brouhaha that surrounded the future of the festival was finally settling down.
It might have been better to have saved it until the forthcoming brouhaha has been and gone.
That's the heart of a Washington, D.C., brouhaha that prompted a House subcommittee to hold a heated hearing on accounting for loan loss reserves.
Forget the stain-status of the infamous Gap dress, the most intriguing mystery of the Clinton-Lewinsky brouhaha thus far has been the sharp differences in opinion it has wrought among scandal watchers.
In spite of all the brouhaha about the repeal of Morris Trust transactions, not all of the changes were anti-taxpayer.
For example, despite the brouhaha in the military over adultery, most Christians quietly ignore the biblical teachings regarding this "sin." Of course, Jimmy Carter admitted that he had "committed adultery in his heart" because he had conjured up lust-filled mental images (see Matthew 5:27), but I doubt that even he would label every man who married a divorced woman an "adulterer" (Matthew 5:32).
When a group of CEO's joined President Bush's tour of the Pacific Basin earlier this year, no one anticipated the brouhaha that would result about CEO salaries and the stock options they receive.