blowing smoke


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blowing smoke

Drug slang
Regional drug slang for smoking marijuana.

Vox populi-US
To deceive, con, or grossly exaggerate.
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Shea had gone to bed and I should have followed suit, for we are always in the saddle here before sunrise; but instead I sat there before the chess table in the library, idly blowing smoke at the dishonored head of my defeated king.
Three times my age,' he proceeded, leaning back and blowing smoke, thereby missing his nephew's agitated start.
Chelsea Clinton and Ivanka Trump were among the numerous defenders of Malia, 19, on Twitter after the video on Friday seemed to show her blowing smoke rings in a bathroom.
com/malia-obama-smoke-rings-video-harvard-721456) A video also went viral recently that appeared to show Malia Obama blowing smoke rings.
At an official Tower of London launch he told them: "Whether you are blowing smoke out of your arse as you cross the line makes no difference.
The weather bureau is optimistic that the smaze (the combination of smoke and haze) affecting the Visayas and Mindanao should start to clear soon, as the prevailing wind is no longer blowing smoke from Indonesia's raging forest fires toward the Philippines.
Most smokers are sensible and don't go blowing smoke in people's faces.
SUTHERLIN - Harry Pinsent is not blowing smoke when he says he's a big supporter of Oregon's nearly week-old law legalizing the recreational use of marijuana.
Watville Primary School was closed on Tuesday and will remain shut until today because of winds blowing smoke towards the school site from Middlemore Industrial Estate, where the blaze broke out last Wednesday.
THE Conservative Party conference this week - a bunch of rich guys going round in circles and blowing smoke up their backsides.
It's not about blowing smoke into the team and telling us all how great we are.
Three years ago, the Botevgrad landfill was blowing smoke daily.