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Scouting vs. Boondoggle

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Scoutingnoun

The act of one who scouts.

Boondogglenoun

A braided ring to hold a neckerchief.

Scoutingnoun

The Scout Movement.

Boondogglenoun

A waste of time and/or money; a pointless activity.

‘white elephant’; ‘Opponents consider this another billion-dollar government boondoggle.’;

Scoutingnoun

The activities of boy scouts and girl scouts.

Boondoggleverb

(intransitive) To waste time on a pointless activity.

Scoutingnoun

exploring in order to gain information;

‘scouting in enemy territory is very dangerous’;

Boondoggleverb

a braided cord made by hand by young scouts, used for various purposes, such as a hat cord or a key chain.

Scouting

Scouting, also known as the Scout Movement, is a worldwide youth movement employing the Scout method, a program of informal education with an emphasis on practical outdoor activities, including camping, woodcraft, aquatics, hiking, backpacking, and sports. Another widely recognized movement characteristic is the Scout uniform, by intent hiding all differences of social standing in a country and making for equality, with neckerchief and campaign hat or comparable headwear.

Boondoggleverb

a useless, wasteful, or impractical project; - especially one authorized by a government agency as a favor to partisans, to employ unemployed people, or in return for corrupt payments.

Boondoggleverb

to do useless, wasteful, or trivial work.

Boondogglenoun

work of little or no value done merely to look busy

Boondoggleverb

do useless, wasteful, or trivial work

Boondoggle

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.

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