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  • n. Alternative spelling of bumf.


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  • By the way, I haven't read any but the bare minimum of the "bumpf" ( "about" pages) at Revish, but I was thinking about why it has the rather vegetable-like name that it does.

    May 2007

  • Bad enough that the Williams administration has been wasting a great deal of its advertising dollars over the past couple years on this kind of bumpf, just like the Grimes and Tobin crowd before them.

    Archive 2006-08-01

  • And then there's Sculptra, which is, according to the bumpf Stephanie gives me, "an injectable volumising treatment that stimulates the build-up of the body's own collagen to smooth out lines and wrinkles and restore lost facial volume to give you a fuller, younger-looking face".

    How to look younger? longer

  • Given the obscene amount of waste generated by poorly designed products or, worse, deliberately throwaway bumpf, finding a new use for anything unwanted is commendable.

    KN | Kitsune Noir » The Real Good Experiment by Blu Dot

  • Hey Iain, does all this bumpf earn me a discount coupon???

    My Top Ten Political Diaries

  • Not only did I not review books based on their covers, over the years editors stopped sending along pub bumpf and press releases because I refused to read those, too; preferred to make my own decisions and often, the biggest prob was how many pages a book contained, BION.

    Something I missed ...

  • As the bumpf sez, "No more licking around the edges of a drippy cone."

    Boing Boing: February 19, 2006 - February 25, 2006 Archives

  • The latest trick in its move to steal the word is using the ™ symbol in the bumpf for its California science centre show -- they've recruited a science museum to help them steal "super-hero."

    - Boing Boing

  • I think we need a very visible register and one that has to be attached to all the bumpf they spend money on at elections.

    declaration of Interests -MEPs

  • That sort of bumpf plays well at home among some people, but it will go over like the proverbial flatulence episode in a house of worship.

    Danny Williams: At odds with himself...again


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  • Do you have a pheun?

    June 27, 2008

  • Hee hee. "There's a man in my rheum."

    June 27, 2008

  • It sounds like something Clouseau would say...

    "I walked into zee door and now-a I have a bumpf on my head-a."

    June 27, 2008

  • I have seen this spelled also as bumph.

    June 27, 2008

  • I have a feeling it's actually a common linguistic effect, the name of (and reason for) which I forget.

    January 5, 2008

  • My parents certainly pronounced it as if it had a 'p', probably so that it sounded like a derivative of bump rather than bum and hence less rude.

    January 5, 2008

  • The 'p' just seems necessary in this word.

    January 5, 2008

  • See bumf.

    January 4, 2008

  • let me know where you would like all the bumpf to be sent and I'll get it over to you.

    January 4, 2008