Canard sentence example
- Reay brings up the old canard about the total fuel cycle costs for nuclear energy.
- The Glasgow newspaper found it proper to repeat this canard, without citing its source, as an expression of faith in its accuracy.
- Monbiot has comprehensively answered the right-wing canard that the Global Justice Movement only knows what it doesn't want.
- Balzac said of him that he " invented the lightning-rod, the hoax (` le canard ') and the republic."
- He mentions in it only one previous enterprise of the same kind (though there had in fact been others) - that, namely, of Nicholas Francois Canard (c. 1750-1833 ), whose book, Principes d'economie politique (Paris, 1802), was crowned by the French Academy, though "its principles were radically false as well as erroneously applied."Advertisement