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Canards are special class of solutions of singularly perturbed dynamical systems for which normal hyperbolicity is lost.
Concomitantemente, por funcionarem num registro, por assim dizer, sensacionalista, os bulletins e, sobretudo, os canards guardam, embora suportes impressos, algo da dinamica dos rumores, da fofoca e, logo, da comunicacao oral.
Singhvi said the canard was spread simply to give the issue a public interest flavour since otherwise the contents of the CD, "assuming them to be true, (which they certainly are not), would disclose only something private and consensual giving a cause of action only to aggrieved family members (who have stood completely by me) and to no one else".
My first objection is an art historian's, and concerns more than just the bad quality of the image reproductions (one would have wished for a little color, to see whether and how the canards were colored, and on what kind of paper they were printed).
On the one hand, I am one of those who will eagerly (albeit grudgingly) await the publication of Hammer's book, for the simple reason that I believe the canards it may try to perpetuate by denying that what occurred in Namibia was genocide can be challenged
The survey was done by the New York Daily News, which concluded that the books "contain passages that are blatantly anti-Semitic, condemning Jews as a people, repeating old canards about the Jews wanting to kill Christ and faking their Holy Scriptures to mock God.
Are these histories genuine tracings of the development of McElheny's chosen medium, or Borgesian canards as fake as a glass diamond?
More familiar canards are now declaimed: the Church, under Pope Pius XII stayed silent amidst the slaughter, and the Nazis' success in carrying it out was "facilitated by traditional Christian teaching.
Coloring the News is filled with canards and an unsophisticated tendency to see conspiracies behind every door even as it fails to recognize the tremendous change that has occurred in American newsrooms over the past six years.
Still, many Communist sympathizers in the press galleries could not shake loose of their old lock-step prejudices long enough to report on the new release without resorting to the old canards and smears about "witch hunts," "blacklisting," and "ruined lives.
And at least one conservative legislator has used the backlash to reprise canards about homosexuality and child sex abuse.