Farnarkeling

(n.) activity which creates an appearance of productivity but which has no substance to it (coined by comedian John Clarke for a fictitious team sport for which he acted as sports commentator in the 1980s television series 'The Gillies Report')

Dictionary of Australian slang . 2013.

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  • farnarkling — /ˈfanakəlɪŋ/ (say fahnahkuhling) noun Colloquial activity which creates an appearance of productivity but which has no substance to it. Also, farnarkeling. {name coined by Australian comedian John Clarke for a fictitious team sport for which he… …   Australian English dictionary

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