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  • n. Plural form of canard.

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Examples

  • Now I understand Paddy Mac - interested in canards, deception but not in actually engaging the issue.

    Sound Politics: Timing is everything

  • That all the anti-union canards from the 1950’s still survive intact in a society where only 9% of the private work force is unionized is astounding.

    Un transit « BuzzMachine

  • The leading plane was retrofitted with small airfoils in front of the wings, called canards, which helped control the amount of lift the wings got, as well as with engine nozzles that could be adapted in flight.

    Softpedia News - Global

  • As i said to an employer once when talking about that part of the world there is a lot of nonsense out there; among the canards is the implication that there was once an arabic state called palestine with a capital of jerusalem! also it wasnt the intention of the arab states in 1948 they had won against israel they planned to carve it up among themselves NOT to create a palestinian state.

    WHAT REALLY HAPPENED

  • Germany, however, does not only export pigs; her trade in "canards" with neutrals grows and grows, chiefly with the United States, thanks to the untiring mendacity of

    Mr. Punch's History of the Great War

  • I never believed the "canards" of the army of the Potomac having capitulated.

    More Letters of Charles Darwin — Volume 1

  • This document, signed under duress, is a public admission of the inordinate power of the Israel lobby to extort concessions from the US government, in effect, proving that some extreme claims about Jewish power, which were formerly known as "canards," are true.

    WHAT REALLY HAPPENED

  • Independents are still independents the red blue scripted match is the same old same old with the same tired canards

    Think Progress » New basketball league open to whites only, to get away from the ‘street-ball’ played by ‘people of color.’

  • The gloves are coming off and they are going to hurl age old canards at one another – - HILARIOUS!!!

    Think Progress » Rubio raises Terri Schiavo case in an attack on Crist.

  • This document, which makes depressing reading indeed, is imbued with Islamic doctrine, and includes a few references to well-out-of-date Western anti-Semitic canards.

    Archive 2009-11-01

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