rumor


rumor
01. There's a [rumor] going around that Byron and Heather are going to get married, but I don't think it is true.
02. The [rumored] split between the Prince and Princess has been denied by sources in the palace.
03. The actor is [rumored] to be having a relationship with a British pop singer.
04. Have you heard the latest [rumor] about the secretary in the complaints department?
05. I don't want you spreading any [rumors], so just keep this information to yourself.
06. There's a [rumor] making the rounds of the office that the boss is going to be replaced by some new guy.
07. [Rumor] has it that you are pregnant with your husband's best friend's child.
08. Sociologists suggest that [rumors] generally spread among people of equal status; friends, associates and peers.
09. The best way to stop a [rumor] is to refuse to help spread it.
10. [Rumor] has it that Johnson in payroll is having an affair with the new secretary.
11. Brad Pitt stated that there was absolutely no truth to the [rumor] that he is dating Angelina Jolie.
12. Richard Armour once observed that a [rumor] is one thing that gets thicker instead of thinner as it is spread.
13. There is a Latin proverb which states that a mind conscious of innocence laughs at the lies of [rumor].
14. Someone once suggested that people will believe anything if you tell them it's a [rumor].
15. In 1969, a tabloid magazine began a [rumor] that Beatle Paul McCartney was dead, and suggested that there were clues on album covers and in songs to show that it was true.
16. The French philosopher Voltaire is [rumored] to have drunk an average of 50 cups of coffee per day.

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