‘Kerfuffle’ Befuddles

Friday, June 28, 2002

Can you define ‘kerfuffle’? Neither could we, until the word caused a kerfuffle at the Minneapolis Star-Tribune. A reporter used the word in an article, and some readers balked at seeing such an obscure word in their paper. Whatever happened to eschewing obfuscation? Bob talks to journalism writing coach Jim Stasiowski. (By the way, ‘kerfuffle’ means disorder, uproar, or confusion.)
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