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Two weeks later she learnt the needles were phoney.
I think before issuing licences to these phoney companies the Teleco-mmunications Re-gulatory Authority should scrutinise their application and make sure that they are up to standards and should not be allowed to make false advertisement.
In this entry in the Bone chronicles, the Bone cousins (Fone Bone, Smiley Bone & Phoney Bone) are reunited in the town of Barrelhaven, where Phoney Bone and Smiley Bone have been pressed into service at the local tavern to pay off their bar tabs.
To stop Stephen Kelly and his Phoney Tradesmen from ever winning our competition again.
As for Howard's accent it's as phoney as his name (Hecht)and sounds rather comical even to some English people.