Monday, September 13, 2010

Unusual Words Defined: A - Z (Part B)

A continuation of the series.

Buncombe: (bungk' um) - Obvious nonsense spoken as truth.
A favorite word of author and journalist H.L. Mencken (1880-1956)

Harvey's still spreading that same old buncombe about his being descended from royalty.

From Wayne State University's Word Warriors

1 comment:

Rimpy said...

I've heard this word before, but I never would have guessed it was spelled this way.

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