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- n. Information of dubious veracity, particularly when grounded in rumor
Q: Is there any rumint [blend of rumor and intelligence] on the prospective outcome?
Keith: I would appreciate your publishing the following statement below: With the exception of the factoid regarding my proud association with Bigelow Aerospace, your 4-5-05 rumint concerning my pursuing the #2 position at NASA is completely without merit.
Interestingly, the current rumint he’s got is that the forthcoming Pentagon budget will ask for fewer F-35 Joint Strike Fighters this year, but will ramp orders of those over the coming years while scaling back on the F-22s.