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false advertising

Advertising that contains blatantly false or misleading statements, whether intentional or not.False advertising may be grounds for rescission,or cancellation,of a contract,and it may also provide the basis for an award of compensatory and punitive damages.

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In the parody, oil flowed from a spout stuck into a beer can.
LOS ANGELES -- A video parody criticizing Abbott Laboratories Inc.
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He couldn't have been nicer and he said he was honored to have me do the parody.
In the Second Part and the Chapter Three of her book, Gurenci Saglam maintains that as his most metafictional of Ackroyd's detective parodies, in Chatterton, Ackroyd projects the question of forgery and its relationship with theoretical notions of intertextuality, imitation, parody, plagiarism and pastiche, through three narratives in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
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