Word of the day

The word for today is…

razzle-dazzle (noun) – 1. Dazzling excitement.
2. Elaborate action or manoeuvers designed to deceive an opponent, as in a sports contest.
3. Extravagant or showy display, as of technique.

Source : The Free Dictionary

Etymology : Razzle-dazzle is an American slang rhyming compound based on the word dazzle. It was first recorded in the 1890s.

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Peter is a fourth generation New Zealander, with both his mothers and fathers folks having arrived in New Zealand in the 1870’s. He lives in Lower Hutt with his wife, two cats and assorted computers.

His work history has been in the timber, banking and real estate industries, and he’s now enjoying retirement. He has been interested in computers for over thirty years and is a strong advocate for free open source software. He is Chairman of the SeniorNet Hutt City Committee.