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Categories: 1930s slang, American slang, Great Depression, Slang, Waste of resources
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boondoggle  Boonboggle  Boondog  boondoggle project  Boondogglers
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Work of little or no value done merely to look busy WordNet 3.0
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project
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Work of little or no value done merely to look busy WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet
A boondoggle is a project that is considered a waste of both time and money, yet is often continued due to extraneous policy or political motivations. Wikipedia
Scheme that wastes time and money. Wikipedia Disambiguation
Project that continues despite its wastefulness Wikidata
A waste of time and/or money; a pointless activity. Wiktionary
Pointless activity. Wiktionary (translation)
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Opponents consider this another billion-dollar government boondoggle. Wiktionary
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