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bunkum

Nonsense or foolishness. His explanation is total bunkum and doesn't answer the question at all.

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
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Buncombe started Sunday's big race and ran just outside the top 10 during the first half hour but midway through the second hour a developing issue with the Bentley Continental threatened to derail the realistic bid for a strong finish.
North Carolina, specifically in Buncombe County, has a need for improved prevention strategies and outreach for lead exposure prevention among children from families of varying socioeconomic status.
Specifically, Buncombe County Schools has adopted a Compassionate Schools model (described below), while Asheville City Schools has focused on strategies to identify and respond to children with adverse childhood experiences and develop community resilience.
Of the 89 casepatients, 81 were residents of North Carolina; 80 reported travel to or residence in Buncombe County during the incubation period.
This fact sheet provides basic information about the status of women in the Asheville area (which includes Buncombe and Madison counties), focusing on women's earnings and workforce participation, level of education, poverty, access to child care, and health status.
Its founders Chris Buncombe and Richard Williams commented: "We see the acquisition of BSL as a consolidation of our Motorsport operations whilst at the same time expanding the group internationally and diversifying into other event fields.
A two-year-old North Carolina Superior Court case closed with the plaintiff, Georgia-based Mark Turner, apologizing to defendants Aaron Pohl-Zaretsky and fellow members of an Asheville group, North Buncombe Association of Concerned Citizens (NBACC), for pressing a libel suit in connection with activities opposing the permitting of a ready mixed plant operating as Blue Ridge Concrete.
A state House committee investigating a Buncombe County hazardous waste site has taken the rare and possibly unprecedented step of issuing subpoenas for federal environmental regulators based out of Atlanta.
In Buncombe County, N.C., recently, a parent objected after her son, who attends an intermediate school, brought home a Bible.
The program was sponsored by Buncombe County Public Libraries and the Thomas Wolfe Memorial, in conjunction with the YMI Cultural Center, the Friends of Mountain History, and Urban News (plus a grant from the North Carolina Humanities Council).
The company's final decision is contingent upon final approval of local government incentives by Johnston County and Buncombe County, it said.
We examine the effect of North Carolina's Water Supply Watershed Protection Act (WSWPA) regulation on vacant land prices in Buncombe County, NC.
Results: 1 V Liuzzi 41:02.174; 2 T Biagi +3.453s; 3 Sheikh H Al Maktoum +4.936s; 4 N Navarro +10.277s; 5 G Morbidelli +12.117s; 6 J Herbert +12.464s; 7 C Buncombe +19.899s; 8 C Zoechling +22.644s.
Students and staff of Warren Wilson College recently spent their Spring Break weatherizing five homes in Buncombe County through their INSULATE!
Chris Buncombe was seventh and Christopher Zoechling eighth.