In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- It's a sad commentary that so many journalists mouthed such bunkum with straight faces - and that Americans didn't quickly laugh this grandiloquence out of the court of public opinion.
- It's so tightly plotted, full of action, has a wonderful black/white morality to it, and best of all, none of the cast notice that it's total bunkum.
- Anyone who says that standards are falling is talking bunkum.
- Anyone with common sense knows it's all complete bunkum.
- But for the most part our endless classifying, grouping, and arranging is nothing but high-grade hokum, mixed with a lot of bunkum.
- The propaganda machine is in reverse and if the BADM had its way the public would never find out that all the hoopla over Mononykus was just a lot of buncombe about a weird dinosaur.
- Cumulatively, however, the proliferation of obscurantist bunkum and the reaction against reason are a menace to civilisation.
- Perhaps more relevantly, he is also widely credited as being the first ‘spin-doctor’, a claim or accusation he robustly rebuts in this book as ‘all bunkum and balderdash’.
- It is all part of the patronising, diplomatic bunkum accorded that curious species known as the caretaker who, if truth be told, is doing no more than buying the club time as they endeavour to find someone better.
- Most Australians believe this is bunkum, pure and simple, because they'd already lost confidence in the integrity of the system.
- There is a good article here on what a lot of bunkum psychological ‘counselling’ often is.
- In Australia this question is dismissed as leftist bunkum, but in Europe, where the atmosphere is generally not as politically charged, it's just obvious.
- In fact, it shows that all the half-hints at challenges and hard choices and pain heard from leading SF representatives over the weekend was bunkum.
- Bad laws are there to be broken and no one with a smidgen of self respect and national pride should apologise to anyone for taking a stand against such bunkum.
- Let me be blunt: the idea that ‘Invasion’ is a Cold War allegory is bunkum.
- Where are all those ‘free-trade’ ideologues now that their theories have turned out to be bunkum, devastating American working families?
- Looking around, I saw several parents who seemed as uneasy as we did with this left-wing bunkum.
- After the invasion, she took the minister's word at face value, when a 30-second search on the internet could have told her it was bunkum.
- It is entirely possible to drink any wine with any dish, and anyone who says otherwise is talking bunkum; a respected gastro-bore friend of mine likes to drink white burgundy with stewed lamb, as he finds it brings out the texture of the meat.
- But an unusually wonderful and totally involving display at Tate Modern makes almightily clear that this view is bunkum.
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