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  • I would like to thank these individuals who embraced the new fandangled concept of a “virtual book tour” and made it an awesome success:

    Do It Myself Blog – Glenda Watson Hyatt » 2007 » March

  • People may be leery of this new fandangled technology.

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • *Interesting side note: At work, when I talk about blogs, I often have to say “weblog” and explain that they are these new fandangled things on the internets.

    Please be gentle « To be determined

  • Chief to this campaign was the outlawing of the enormously popular teachings of the new to Europe fandangled philosophers, Aristotle and his Arabic counterparts.

    Archive 2008-11-01

  • Instead we have new fandangled media such as the Web.

    Archive 2008-10-01

  • Dad never wanted one of these new-fandangled outboard motors, you know.

    Alive In Truth

  • I hate them fandangled lines that are all cut up short to make pretence.

    The American Senator

  • The quest took me to a pleasant semi-rural neighbourhood where there was room for gardens with the borders edged with the nice soft yellow-tinted box, and rose walks, and dainty little arbours, and fandangled appurtenances which amateur gardeners love with perfect justification.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 156, February 5, 1919

  • Whenever she does she always introduces some new-fandangled rubbish into Carrie's head.

    The Diary of a Nobody

  • Say, Captain, your wife an 'daughter must be getting some new fandangled notions all of a sudden.

    Jess of the Rebel Trail

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  • I believe "fandangled" to mean something that is more elaborate than useful, or something complicated and not easily deciphered. Often refers to something that's new and seemingly useless.

    July 14, 2017