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In fact, the entire series has an almost comic air of politically correct gimcrackery about it.
As we examined each room, there was, I thought, plenty to complain about; behind its traditional facade, the interior of the house partook of the celestial gimcrackery of a time-share condo--flying banisters and second-story galleries overlooking cathedral-ceilinged dining pits.
A few years ago, Federated management considered offering coupons for additional percentages off and other promotional gimcrackery in an effort to make white sales more productive.