bumf vs bumph what difference

what is difference between bumf and bumph

English

Etymology

Clipping of bumfodder.

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /bʌmf/

Noun

bumf (uncountable)

  1. (Britain, obsolete) Toilet paper.
  2. (derogatory) Useless papers; now especially official documents, standardized forms, sales and marketing print material, etc.
    • 2006: Quest, Richard, A Sour Taste in the Mouth, CNN.com, October 28, 2006
      And as for the limited warnings on documents and signs – we are so used to reading this bumf we fail to realise when they mean business.

Alternative forms

  • bumph
  • bumpfh
  • bumpf

Translations

See also

  • spam
  • unsolicited commercial email (UCE)
  • junk mail


English

Noun

bumph (uncountable)

  1. Alternative form of bumf

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