One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘The entrenchment of public-relations managers in business - abetted by schools of journalism that now offer degrees in flackery - means that press access to workers and hands-on executives becomes ever more limited and controlled.’
- ‘But with our eyes on the prize, we should not stumble into the classic trap of candidate flackery while applying political cosmetics.’
- ‘And that's just the leading edge of the flackery.’
- ‘I quote it in full, for the sheer pleasure of wallowing in high-grade flackery.’
- ‘But movies written and designed to suit their own advertising flackery remained the industry's idea of ‘leading edge’ work.’
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