Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Citations for kerfuffle
... I speculated that Larsson ... might have “overcaffeinated himself to death.” This caused quite a kerfuffle among Times readers. Swedes, Swedish-Americans and residents of Swedish-American neighborhoods wrote in to say that round-the-clock coffee consumption was utterly normal in Sweden and in Swedish enclaves, nothing “pathological” about it.
... the past few weeks have seen a paroxysm of advice-giving from scientists to the White House ... Why the kerfuffle? Probably because many scientists didn't care too much for the scientific advice that President Reagan had.