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baloney

rubbish, nonsense

TRANSLATION

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STATISTICS

IN THE PRESS

"Rupert Darwall ...accused Conservative spokesmen of 'talking BALONEY about the public services and compassion for the vulnerable. He said the party had been 'paralysed' by Tony Blair's electoral success."

(BBC News - 16th August 2002)

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Did you know?
            
Baloney is a nice synonym to use instead of the more common "rubbish" or "nonsense".


OWAD subscriber Ruth Reiser was kind enough to forward me the interesting related word "globaloney" which means "nonsense spoken about globalization." Here's an example :

'Critics of globalization hype and 'globaloney' are quick to point out that we have had a highly integrated capitalist world-system since the age of empire and overt colonialism,..."

(Ken Conca - University of Maryland)

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