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Synonyms for bunkum

Synonyms for bunkum

unacceptable behavior (especially ludicrously false statements)

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O ran glanweithdra, ron i''n camu''n ol rhyw ganrif bob tro ron i''n agor drws y Byncar Bunkum.
Tracey told me I was talking bunkum and was quite happy to be called feisty, thank you very much.
The notion that an all-seeing, all-knowing Whitehall can somehow better respond to the needs and opportunities of our great cities than the people who live and work in them is bunkum.
Using "commercial sensitivity" as an excuse to withhold information is bunkum.
Actually, scratch that, I've just Googled it and it's all bunkum - back to the Lemsip then
Those things are OK but too much of them isn't good for your life" Feminist author A S Byatt on TV dramas which she says make her feel depressed "Tosh, bunkum and codswallop" Labour MP Chris Bryant dismisses the argument of some Tories that their failure in the local government elections was the Government's espousal of same-sex marriages and House of Lords reform
Although the well-worn cliche of a two-and-a-half-miler being an ideal type for the National is nothing short of bunkum, history has shown us that horses with a similar profile to that of Calgary Bay can win.
REALITY shows such as Bigg Boss are often entertaining simply for the pure bunkum that passes off as a halfway coherent thought process.
It's such publicity bunkum to describe someone as "unique" and is so often applied to artists who are clearly no more than thinly-disguised imitators of what has gone before, that to be confronted by a singer who sounds, phrases and writes like a true original is both compelling and invigorating.
Mourinho's pre-match assertion that fatigue would play a part in the outcome of tie proved to be another well-crafted piece of psychological bunkum as Chelsea's players matched their opponents in every department, Cole hitting Liverpool with the killer blow just before the half-hour mark.
As for the story that Joe lost a bout because the other boxer's dad was the ref - bunkum.
But last night, embarrassed Post Office managers came clean and confessed that the dire threat is pure bunkum.
And third, that if the above improvements were made, then trainers would not have to read the published red paper in the 'one box per runner' instruction, which was probably the worst piece of written bunkum ever to come out of our racing authority.
No matter whether it really works or if it is a pile of bunkum this was an interesting book.
Most of the papers are interesting -- one is bunkum -- including one on Indian concepts of time (cf.