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bunkum

and buncombe (ˈbəŋkəm)
n. nonsense. That’s just plain bunkum! Your Honor, counselor’s airbrained buncombe is an insult to the court. I object!

buncombe

verb
See bunkum
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We thank the Buncombe County Health Department, especially Gibbie Harris, Jennifer Mullendore, Ellis Vaughan, Susan Creede, David Mease, Marc Fowler, and Gaylen Ehrlichman, for their excellent management of a prolonged outbreak; our liaisons with the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Joan Sims, Janna Spruill, and Jim Melvin, for their collaboration; and the North Carolina Division of Public Health, particularly Evelyn Foust, Julie Casani, Lorri Taylor, Kathy Dail, Lana Deyneka, Nicole Lee, Susan Thompson, Carl Williams, Phyllis Rocco, Sandy Pace, Rob Pace, Samuel Merritt, Shermalyn Greene, Cami Hartley, Robbie Hall, Christy Spratt, and Kim Pruess, for their tireless efforts during an ongoing public health investigation.
While the majority of employed women in Buncombe and Madison counties work full-time (68 percent), employed women in this area, as in the state and the nation as a whole, are more likely to work part-time than employed men (32 percent compared with 20 percent).
Entire labs started to use the Internet at the same time, and there was a move to more `exploration time' on the Web rather than standard information that could be cached," explains Cyndi Slocumb, network coordinator/program manager for Buncombe County School District.
Steadfast House is operated by the Asheville Buncombe Community Christian Ministry (ABCCM), a coalition of area churches that responds to emergency assistance needs in Asheville and Buncombe County.
Tenders are invited for Janitorial Services - Asheville, Nc - Buncombe Countymandatory Conf/Site Visit: 12/10/2015Mandatory Site Visit 12/10/15 At 2:00 Pm-Questions Due 12/14
a North Carolina chartered stock savings bank with a community focus offering traditional financial services through 13 full-service banking centers located in Buncombe, Madison, McDowell, Henderson, and Transylvania counties in Western North Carolina and a loan production office in Charlotte, North Carolina.
The gathering will be an opportunity to network, give input on future projects and learn more about the economic climate in western part of Buncombe County.
Rummaging through European, American, and world history, Marciano digs up the origins of words such as bugger (think Albigensian heretics), jeans (a type of cloth originally from Genoa), and bunk (from Buncombe County, North Carolina--the home of a long-winded and ill-informed member of Congress).
Not classified: D Terrien, G Giudici, C Buncombe, and J Alesi.
His dream is still alive today, however, as he gets to "play architect" while overseeing design firms as homeownership manager for Buncombe County's Mountain Housing Opportunities (MHO).
Bunkum: Derived from a nonsense speech by the senator of Buncombe County, North Carolina, in 1820 and will obviously cause great offence to all residents of that august place.
The androgyny theory could, of course, be total buncombe.
NEW YORK -- Fitch Ratings takes the following rating action on the Metropolitan Sewerage District of Buncombe County (MSD, or the district) as part of its continuous surveillance effort:
To date, those nonprofits include Arts for Life, Asheville Art Museum, Asheville City Schools Foundation, Big Brothers Big Sisters of WNC, Brevard Music Center, Dogwood Alliance, Open Hearts Art Center, United Way of Asheville and Buncombe County, and YWCA of Asheville.