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Waffle

A mechanized process that destroys old or defaced coins. A waffle scratches a coin so that it can no longer be recognized. The former coin is demonetized and may then be sold as scrap metal.
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It consisted of a collection of tried and trusted approaches that we'd created over the years; thoroughly practical and accessible, the minimum of waffly theory and the maximum of application.
Avoid the poetic: cheap 'n' easy lists of plants and things with fabulous names; the routine molestation of innocent nouns by posses of pervert adjectives; sandyfloss confections like 'the parrot of his confusion' and 'the lumbago of her doom'; waffly abstractions lost in space; rhymes that only rhyme; lists like this.
But the UIA will never get very far if it continues to try to promote such concerns with waffly and hectoring rhetoric like 'Aesthetics as an expression of social and cultural identity, which can be found in culturally conveyed architecture and given form and structure in public spaces, needs to be revitalized .
Practising teachers tended to initially come to the unit looking for a much more prescriptive, concrete set of instructions for developing and implementing curricula, and our more philosophical introduction to the topic seemed irrelevant and waffly to some.
Is that what the Court means, or is it just too unsure of itself to do without waffly modifiers?
This section is doggedly systematic in the an historical manner but whilst not exciting to read is nonetheless a timely antidote to the highly subjective, waffly stylistic analyses often provided for tribal material.