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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of boondoggle.

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Examples

  • Sarah Palin has effectively stopped the boondoggled government option from Facebook while Obama can't do anything town hall after town hall.

    McCain addresses Palin, health care on Tonight Show

  • ** It was a markedly different discussion from when Pat Cadigan spoke at my Science Fiction course at UC Santa Cruz, when the boondoggled Cadigan was sabotaged with a bunch of unintelligible academic-theory questions about the implications of Lacan and Freud in her identity-bender work.

    A Paparazzo at the LA Festival of Books

  • But I think this is why I still subscribe to the NYT Latest News Blog on my Kindle: so I can be boondoggled earlier.

    Kindle Shots: Wow, G.M. | Spontaneous ∂erivation

  • A system so boondoggled in the confounding complexity that it is near inscrutable?

    The Politics of Politics

  • I myself have a long history of being boondoggled by pop culture: I applied to NYU because I thought it'd be just like Greenwich Village in the 1950s, all beatniks in berets, poetic and artistic and sipping coffee over a dog-eared Village Voice.

    Jessica Wakeman: Eulogy for Dead Trees

  • For all these advantages, this particular intersection is boondoggled by two problems:

    Waldo Jaquith - Bad urban planning: Curved intersections.

  • I don't know why it has taken so many years for such an oversight to begin, but we Americans need to ensure that some two hundred hearings are held annually and get back every last penny of the billions boondoggled out of U.S. taxpayers over the past decade or so.

    POGO-The Project on Government Oversight Needs More Support and Awareness-as do federal whistle-blowers

  • The "horrible mistake" actually would have been for UF to honor Jeb! after he systematically dismantled higher education in Florida and turned it from a solidly functioning organization into a politically motivated, bureaucratically-boondoggled trainwreck ... not to mention his destruction of K-12 education through his cheerleading of the FCAT standardized test, the "grading" of schools, and the implementation of a voucher program.

    Archive 2007-03-25

  • Don't get boondoggled by all the "freedom of choice" talk.

    Autolink in Google Toolbar

  • We must save these honest people who have been boondoggled out of their homes, their jobs, their savings, their children's educational funds, their health insurance, their self-esteem, and god knows what else.

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