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.
1 Is there any chance Simon Danczuk can give up blowing smoke up Tory backsides for Stoptober?
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.
DUBAI: If you see a group of boys huddled behind a building and blowing smoke, chances are they are puffing cigarettes away from the prying eyes of their parents.
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.
It's difficult to decide which is more inconsiderate - the insistence of parents to drive to within a few yards of the school gates - whatever the danger to other pedestrians and children - or patients and visitors leaning against large 'no smoking' signs nonchalantly blowing smoke over anyone passing through the hospital reception area, despite a designated smoking facility only 25 yards away.
A kids' party staged by Babel turned sour when a children's entertainer dressed as Spongebob removed his face covering to light a cigarette, started blowing smoke in the children's faces, then revealed he had recently been released from jail