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Months ago, a federal judge tossed a defamation claim against Fox News over a bogus attack that Carlson had made against former Playboy model Karen McDougal.
RUPERT MURDOCH BLASTS ‘WAVE OF CENSORSHIP’ AND ‘WOKE ORTHODOXY’ERIK WEMPLEJANUARY 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
A related group, the Three Percenters, formed in 2008 and is named after the bogus claim that only 3 percent of the population fought against the British in the American Revolution.
FBI PROBES POSSIBLE CONNECTIONS BETWEEN EXTREMIST GROUPS AT HEART OF CAPITOL VIOLENCEDEVLIN BARRETT, SPENCER HSUJANUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
However, it’s also a time when some scam artists try to make their bogus phone calls and emails sound legitimate, but they’re really out to help only themselves.
HINTS FROM HELOISE: ONLINE RESOURCES HELP YOU CHECK CHARITIES BEFORE DONATINGHELOISE HELOISEJANUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Changing who we choose to publish and read is an urgent step toward correcting this bogus narrative and expanding business opportunities for women everywhere.
MEN NAMED JO(H)N HAVE WRITTEN AS MANY OF 2020’S TOP BUSINESS BOOKS AS ALL WOMEN COMBINEDJAKEMETHDECEMBER 20, 2020FORTUNE
Obviously, listings fraud, fake reviews and any other bogus local information in Google Maps and Search is bad for consumers.
HIJACKED GOOGLE MY BUSINESS LISTINGS APPEAR TO BE A GROWING PROBLEMGREG STERLINGNOVEMBER 13, 2020SEARCH ENGINE LAND
One easy-to-spot tell is that bogus reviewers often use a celebrity photo as their avatar.
HOW TO SPOT FAKE REVIEWS ON TRAVEL SITESROY FURCHGOTTOCTOBER 29, 2020WASHINGTON POST
That may explain why I had not participated in the former duo’s excellent adventure nor their bogus journey until earlier this summer.
THE ESSENTIAL KINDNESS OF BILL AND TEDALISSA WILKINSONAUGUST 28, 2020VOX
One movie that’s coming out in theaters and as a digital rental or purchase is Bill & Ted Face the Music, which concludes the trilogy that began with an excellent adventure in 1989 and continued with a bogus journey in 1991.
7 DARING MOVIE ADAPTATIONS OF LITERARY CLASSICSALLEGRA FRANKAUGUST 28, 2020VOX
Because basically you’re saying that all these things — all these ideas that people love to embrace and talk about and pass on — are somewhere between bogus and trumped up.
5 PSYCHOLOGY TERMS YOU’RE PROBABLY MISUSING (EP. 334 REBROADCAST)STEPHEN J. DUBNERJANUARY 9, 2020FREAKONOMICS
"'If you are not a bogus Bunny you will know,'" I read, spreading the message out before me.
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WORDS RELATED TO BOGUS

  • adulterated
  • affected
  • assumed
  • bogus
  • dummy
  • ersatz
  • fake
  • false
  • feigned
  • fictitious
  • forged
  • fraudulent
  • imitation
  • lying
  • make-believe
  • misleading
  • mock
  • phony
  • plaster
  • pretend
  • pretended
  • pseudo
  • simulated
  • so-called
  • spurious
  • substitute
  • synthetic
  • untrue
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