Go to New Version of This Page
This old version has not been updated since 2016,
but we're leaving it in case you prefer it.
Show What's New
Please update your links from the new version.
— as in: the meeting was a farce
The peace talks have become a
a situation that is so badly organized or going so poorly that it seems ridiculous
a situation that is made to look like one thing, but is really another
or more specifically:
a situation that is supposed to be fair, but is completely unfair
— as in: farce at the theatre
The Importance of Being Earnest
a comedy with whacky improbable situations
Much more rarely,
can reference a seasoned stuffing typically put in roasted turkey; or it can reference the act of stuffing a turkey.
. . . enhancing vocabulary while reading