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folly

noun absurdity, absurdness, act of folly, blooper, blunder, eccentricity, excessiveness, extravagance, foolery, foolishness, frivolity, frivolousness, gaffe, humor, indiscretion, ineptitude, insanity, lunacy, madness, mindlessness, nonsense, nonsensicalness, oddity, oddness, senselessness, shallowness, strangeness, stupidity, thoughtlessness, triviality
See also: abortion, inexpedience, lunacy
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Unbelievably this folly will share the same sub-station as that of another folly - the mind boggling London Array - the world's largest offshore wind farm.
There are no words to express our sorrow this morning," Folly Farm wrote on (https://www.
If approved, Folly Farm hopes to extend its trading season beyond May to September.
As well as being part of SIRF, Furious Folly is one of more than 80 new artworks selected as part of 14-18 NOW, the UK's official national arts programme marking the centenary of the First World War.
The folly was sold to a charity, Trident Reach, for just PS1 in 2013 and it is now looking at ways to transform the building after securing funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund.
Loyal Folly helps her owner dress, picks up dropped items, lifts Katy's wheelchair footplates - and opens and closes doors.
A saga of intrigue, love, and adventure, The Highlander's Folly is rapturously performed by Audie Award winner Phil Gigante.
BILLY Kendall and his chum Brian asked for help identifying a phantom pub at Folly Hall.
MORE than 100 people attended an architecture day to discuss the future of the famous Perrott's Folly tower in Edgbaston.
THE Bell (AEI) Rugby kept the title race wide open in the AW Engraving Premier Division with a 5-2 win over leaders Folly Lane.
PUPILS from Ysgol Gymraeg Nant Caerau in Ely, Cardiff, were approached by Pembrokeshire tourist attraction Folly Farm to name one of its 24 new Humboldt penguins.
com)-- Wildlife fans from across Wales descended upon Folly Farm as the adventure park and zoo opened its [pounds sterling]500,000 penguin enclosure.