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  • n. Plural form of fake.


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  • The other major downside with fakes is that synthetic fibers take a really, really long time to break down -- anywhere from 500 to 1,000 years, if estimates for plastic-bag degradation are anything to go by.

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  • Unfortunately, while the catch of fakes is often large, the ability of schools to accept more than a handful every few years or so is limited.

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  • Now, even post fakes from the 70s, 80s and 90s, from the old slower world must try to hide their old faking.

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  • In my writing I got so interested in fakes that I finally came up with the concept of fake fakes.

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  • Mr. Ford says stuffed fish could be easily identified as fakes in the photos.

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  • Nathanson said: "I've always been fascinated by the notion of fakes and frauds, and in this case, you had guys who pulled off the ultimate con, selling 30 million singles and 11 million albums and then becoming the biggest laughing-stocks of pop entertainment"

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  • The exhibit (which has also has an extensive web site: www. expertly explains how the artifacts were identified as fakes and fingers Scotford as the main culprit.

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  • In fact, he made so many forgeries over a 15-year period that insiders started calling his fakes "Karabentos."

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  • The defendants -- who include Apple Story owner Janice Po Chiang and Fun Zone manager Jimmy Kwok -- are also prohibited from destroying any records pertaining to the manufacture, distribution, sale or receipt of the cases or headsets identified as fakes by Apple.

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