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reading materials (documents, written information) that you must read and deal with but that you think are extremely boring

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Welsh Lib Dem leader Kirsty Williams said the update amounted to "pages and pages of self-congratulatory bumf with little meaning or use to Assembly Members or the people of Wales".
We had the regulation PR bumf - the tanks and the guns and the chats with teenagers thinking about a career in the military - but it was refreshing to hear the reporter go off-message and ask about the incongruity of the Army sacking its veterans yet pitching for kids to do the same job.
The publisher's bumf accompanying this book says that "no authoritative English-language general history of the game has been published ...
Chips come served like a reverse game of Jenga - but this time you're taking them off rather than putting them on - and the marketing bumf lays it on a bit thick.
Televised poker tournaments are intense affairs at the best of times, but the WSPO came with the justifiable promise of "more tension, more excitement and more action than previous televised poker tournaments" according to the PR bumf.
It all seemed a bit daunting when the bumf from the boat hire company, CambrianCruisers, came through.The instructions on how to tackle said obstacles seemed rather technical, and as a skipper who once came to grief at supposedly 'foolproof' powered locks - I forgot to tie up and nearly got blasted through the back gates by thousands of gallons of foaming wet stuff - I was having second thoughts.
WHEN the CDs pile up on my desk each week, sometimes you get a little extra - this week's haul included a chuppa chup lolly and a pin-badge - but mostly you just get bumf. Bumf is an appropriate word to describe the meanderings of record PR people (but then who am I to judge?), generally over-hyping the talents of their paying clients.
But that may have been something to do with the fact I hadn't fully read the endless bumf - sorry, I mean extremely useful information - which came with the car and had my specs firmly fastened to the top of my head rather than where they should have been on the end of my nose.
How much cheaper still would they have been, though, without all that bumf?
But if I hadn't looked right through all of the bumf on the web page, I would have missed the small matter of a one-way supplement.
The bumf that goes with the lifestyle and shopping site says: "Preserve will focus on artisans and products, many handmade one-of-akind items all selected by Blake.
"Catching two games on the same day will be easy," says their PR bumf, although this could be difficult unless the second game kicks off after 10pm local time.
When the good people at Osprey Holidays in Edinburgh send your tickets in the post, do not throw out the accompanying bumf. There is a reason for it.
While reading through the bumf supplied for the film it details the role of the jury consultant, the most famed being one Jo-Ellan Dimitius - she was hired by the defence in the trial of OJ Simpson.
It is shameful that a Government that buries schools in mountains of bureaucratic bumf cannot tackle this fundamental issue.