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"Hockersmith & Associates. May we help you?"
Tags:business, businesses, small business, small business, misrepresent, misrepresentation, misrepresentations, exaggeration, exaggerations, exaggerate, exaggerates, exaggerating, help, helps, helping, lawyer, law firm, lawyers, law firms, independent, independents, independence, small business, small businesses, small business owner, small business owners, dog, dogs, pet, pets, family, families, family business, family businesses
"Oh, c'mon. I wasn't that terrible!"
Tags:moby dick, melville, herman melville, villain, villains, villainous, hero, heroes, heroic, biography, biographies, white whale, white whales, biographical, misrepresent, misrepresents, misrepresenting, misrepresentation, misrepresentations, fact, facts, factual account, factual accounts, book, books, reader, readers, reading, personal info, personal information, whale, whales, harpoon, harpoons, harpooning
'You're not how I imagined you'd look from your avatar, Conan.'
'Here is a printout of the results of our recent standardized tests and here are the same results printed with a very small, hard-to-read-font, to make the implications less obvious.'
"Young people today need heroes - that's why I hired a P.R. firm."
Tags:pr firm, p.r., public relations, public relations firm, public relations firms, hero, heroes, lie, lies, lying, heroic, inspiration, inspirations, inspired, representative, representatives, representation, pretend, pretends, pretending, misrepresent, misrepresentation, misrepresentations, positive spin, spin, spins, spinning, spin doctor, spin doctors, muse, muses
"You know, maybe he's not the small-business man he claims to be."
"I'm going to bombard you with graphs until you agree with me."
Tags:grah, graphs, meeting, meetings, business meeting, business meetings, board meeting, board meetings, business presentation, business presentations, failing business, failing businesses, the recession, recession, offices, office job, office jobs, office work, office worker, office workers, desk job, desk jobs, data, stats, misrepresentation, statistics
"He'd ticked the 'organ donor box' on his driver's licence renewal."
"It wasn't a lie, Senator, it was a larger truth."
Tags:lie, lies, lying, excuse, excuses, excusing, misrepresent, misrepresents, misrepresentation, misrepresentations, truth, truths, larger truth, larger truths, positive spin, positive spins, spin doctor, spin doctors, spin, spins, spinning, politician, politicians, euphemism, euphemisms, hearing, hearings, trial, trials
"He'll probably just say he was anyway!"
"Trump's election has certainly thrown the cat amongst the pigeons... The only way we'll get through it is to embrace this new world, develop our business strategy around it! So the plan is to build a betterer business, a beautiful business... One where i
Tags:trump, donald trump, president trump, president donald trump, lie, lies, liar, liars, misrepresentation, misrepresentations, cook the books, cooking the books, cooks the books, leading by example, lead by example, leads by example, alternative fact, alternative facts, alternate fact, alternate facts, brag, brags, bragging, braggart, braggarts
"No, I'm not really a CEO. I just like to keep up with the Joneses."
Tags:office, ceos, business, marketing, commerce, banking, bosses, employees, employers, employment, job titles, chief executive officer, fake title, fake titles, prestige, title, titles, prestigious, fake, fakes, faking, faker, fakers, misrepresent, misrepresents, misrepresentation, misrepresentations, keeping up with the joneses, competition, compete, competes, competitive, hyper competitive
"I wouldn't worry about it -- this is marketing's headache."
Tags:car, cars, auto, autos, automobile, automobiles, test driver, test drivers, test run, test runs, faulty product, faulty products, marketing, marketing department, marketing departments, false advertising, misrepresentation, emissions scandal, emissions, test, tests, test drive, test drives, capitalism
"Our view is if it isn't made in a factory, it's organic."
Tags:organic, organic food, organic farming, factory, factories, factory production, factory produced, hipster, hipsters, millennial, millennials, pretentious, pretension, pretentiousness, organic food, mislead, misleading, misrepresent, misrepresentation, false advertising, chemicals, chemical farming, eating out, cafe, cafes
"And remember, people, it's better to light a scandal than to curse the darkness!"
Tags:scandal, scandal-sheet, tabloid, tabloid journalism, gossip, scandal-monger, newspaper, magazine, publishing, publisher, publishers, reporter, reporters, libel, libelous, defamation of character, character assassination, misrepresentation, aspersions, denigration, vilification, disparagement, derogation, insult, slander, malicious gossip lie, slur, smear, untruth, celebrity, celebrities, paparazzi, journalism, mean-spirited, nasty
When Accountants get Schizophrenia
"I thought you said there were no fees!"
Tags:gratuity, gratuities, fee, fees, legal language, legalese, lawyerese, technicality, technicalities, mandatory fee, mandatory fees, add-on, add-ons, adding on, price increase, price increases, tip, tips, tipping, no fees, lie, lies, misrepresentation, misrepresentations, misrepresent, misrepresents, misrepresenting
"Our fraud department's been very successful; it's blagged us millions."
Tags:fraud, scam, swindle, malpractice, sharp practice, business fraud, misrepresentation, crime, criminal, criminals, criminality, corrupt, corruption, corrupted, mismanagement, business crime, embezzlement, white collar crime, bribery, conspiracy, tax evasion, tax dodging, tax dodgers, corporate theft, corporate crime, money laundering, regulatory violation, regulatory violations, perjury, cyber-crime, theft, thieve, steal, blag, nick, pinch, rob, robbery, crook, crooks, stealer barons
"Please hold still!"
Tags:animal, animals, giraffe, giraffes, elephant, elephants, art, artist, artists, painter, painters, painting, paintings, easel, easels, paint, paints, paintbrush, paintbrushes, model, models, pose, posed, posing, portrait, portraits, portraiture, squirm, squirming, uncooperative, moving, studio, studios, bad artist, bad artists, modern art, abstract, wrong, interpretive, misrepresentation, failed artist, failed artists
"When you said I would be paid in stock, I didn't think you meant beef stock."
Tags:stock, stocks, payment, payments, pay, pays, paid, wage, wages, salary, salaries, salaried, beef stock, beef broth, beef, broth, broths, misunderstanding, misunderstandings, misunderstand, misunderstands, misrepresent, misrepresents, misrepresenting, misrepresentation, misrepresentations, contract, contracts, contract negotiation, contract negotiations, boss, bosses, ceo, ceos
Pastor, is misrepresenting myself on social media a sin?
"How can I tell him we're only EPNS?"
"We're looking at a six figure sum here for misrepresentation. Your nose isn't red, never has been and never will be."
Tags:rudolph the red nosed reindeer, rudolph the red-nosed reindeer, reindeer, rudolph, christmas song, christmas songs, christmas, xmas, x-mas, misrepresentation, misrepresentations, slander, slanders, libel, libels, libel suit, libel suits, slander suit, slander suits, lawsuit, lawsuits, law suit, law suits, lawyer, lawyers, legal representation, legal culture
"You're under arrest for consumer Freud."
Tags:identity theft, id theft, consumer fraud, consumer frauds, fraud, frauds, fraudster, fraudsters, arrests, arrest, stolen identity, misrepresentation, scam artist, scam artists, psychiatrists, shrinks, therapists, therapy, psychiatrist, psychiatry, therapist, shrink, analyst, psychology, sigmund freud, freud, deception, consumer rights, crime scene, perpetrator, take into custody, human behavior, psychoanalyst, analyst