Word of the Day: Kerfuffle

This word causes quite a hoo-ha.
kerfuffle(ker-FUFF-l) n. Disorder, commotion, tumult. Also written as curfuffle, kefuffle, gefuffle . It derives from the Gaelic "cur," meaning "twist, bend."
When I mentioned to Katie that the "freeSpeech" from Monday night had caused a kerfuffle, she said "Is that a real word?" Yes indeedy.