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Humbuggery

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Humbuggery

Postby admin » Mon Jan 23, 2017 9:27 am

\HUHM-buhg-uh-ree\
noun
1. pretense; sham.

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... nobody might ever have found out that it was the confoundedest, brazenest, ingeniousest piece of fraud and humbuggery that was ever concocted to fool poor confiding mortals with!
-- Mark Twain, Life on the Mississippi, 1883
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