Thursday, 30 January 2014

Hooey, Bunk, Gibberish, Rubbish, Drivel, Foolishness, Bilge…

Hooey:   noun
silly writing, ideas, etc.; nonsense; bunk: That's a lot
 of hooey and you know it!
My wife and I were having a discussion the other day when she asked, "How are the readers going to tell your true material from the rest of the hooey?"

She had just made a mistake and I was ready to help her with it. I went immediately to the authoritative source, the urban dictionary, and read her a few of the sample words readers had sent in for hooey. Crap, drivel, hogwash, gobbledygook... "Honey, the first entry references nonsensical writings, while the second refers to a traditional wood stick that is used in in trickery and magic tricks." Neither fits. Embarassed, she replied, "I can never keep those words straight, sorry!"  We had a good laugh, Her's more hearty than mine, as it often seems when I help her with her vocabulary. I like helping people with their words. Especially educators, It gives me a good feeling to be able to give back.

These pages can take you on quite a fictionary voyage, I agree. So yes, I think my wife's initial point is valid. If you really, absolutely need to be assured that a statement I make is clear and true, I will preface it with this internationally-recognized "NO BS" sign. This will give you assurance that the statement following can be trusted 100%.

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