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  • n. Plural form of whopper.

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Examples

  • Milbank also is superb in describing how Beck manipulates his listeners by dredging up the nuttiest whoppers from the blogosphere, presenting them as serious alternatives to conventional truths, and then taking a perfectly neutral pose, a la I'm not suggesting anything.

    Dana Milbank's Glenn Beck book "Tears of a Clown," reviewed by David Oshinsky

  • Milbank also is superb in describing how Beck manipulates his listeners by dredging up the nuttiest whoppers from the blogosphere, presenting them as serious alternatives to conventional truths and then taking a perfectly neutral pose, a la I'm not suggesting anything.

    Dana Milbank's Glenn Beck book "Tears of a Clown," reviewed by David Oshinsky

  • As the Democratic contest gets down deep and dirty, the woman who would be President has simply lost it as far as her predilection for whoppers is concerned.

    Archive 2008-03-23

  • Many TV talking heads are paid to propagandize, and spin whoppers, but not him.

    View from the Northern Border

  • That said, this "goodness" foundation does not mean that Bushman blindly accepts historical or doctrinal "whoppers" - the foundational story and the doctrine must at least be plausible, and while one can quibble about this or that doctrine or historical point, in general, the doctrine or story of Mormonism is no less plausible than that found in Christianity, Buddhism, Islam, Judaism, etc … all are faith-based and rely on miraculous interaction of "God (s)" and humans and how to live one's life to ensure happiness here on earth and salvation in the next life.

    Mormon Stories Podcast Archive

  • And speaking of Dan Brown and humorous, John C. Wright has a great post on Brown's "whoppers" about history and such.

    Film

  • The rest of the programme was them in evocative settings, exchanging favourite Ford anecdotes and "whoppers".

    Radio review: Ford Madox Ford and France

  • On the other hand, Tea Party candidates won by telling the kind of whoppers that would have gotten them laughed out of any literate room.

    Marshall Fine: Chaplin's time traveler and the Tea Party

  • And I think some of Hillary's problems with "whoppers" (Bosnian sniper fire, helping broker the peace as First Lady, etc.) may be partially due to this "positive thinking" mentality.

    Schneider: On the final night, an exit poll first

  • McCain should be called on his both his distortions of Obama's positions, "whoppers," and his vapid positions on major issues, "deceptions."

    Printing: Framing the Election

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