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  • n. Plural form of fib.


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  • The so-called fibs attributed to Gore are often nothing more than the press's requoting inaccurate news accounts by others.

    Mail Call

  • "Well, she DOES, and they're too big to be called fibs," Harry said, stoutly.

    Princess Polly's Playmates

  • 'Oh, I don't call fibs, which a person has to tell in the way of business, untruths.'

    A Woman Intervenes

  • Jonathan Alter lists among political "fibs" of the past that Jimmy Carter falsely claimed to be a "nuclear engineer."

    Mail Call

  • Imagine my delight when I learned to read and write and discovered that there were others out there with voices in their heads and that if you wrote them down they were no longer "fibs" but stories people wanted to read.

    Interview with CJ Lyons

  • But it was fun and a great release to put these "fibs", with hints of truth, to paper.

    Archive 2007-09-01

  • Since that initial blog, hundreds of web sites have linked to Pincus' post and thousands of "fibs" have been written and posted on the net.

    Archive 2007-09-01

  • See the guidelines for detailed instructions including the required poetry theme: "fibs".

    Archive 2007-01-01

  • Either his 'fibs' arise from a strong desire to remain 'in control' of a frightening situation or he has been lying from day one.

    Posthuman Blues

  • There is a passage in one of the dialogues, De Oratore, which has been continually quoted against him because the word "fibs" has been used with approval.

    Life of Cicero Volume One


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