weaverville: Where to find it in Buncombe/Asheville - 01/23/09 03:52 PM
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Ever hear the expression "That's a lot of bunk?" It seems that in 1820 there had been a long and difficult debate in Congress about the Missouri Compromise. Finally the vote was called, but Congressman Felix Walker, whose district included Buncombe County, stood and stated that he had to speak for his constituents - he needed to speak for Buncombe - whereupon he proceeded to ramble on while the others waited impatiently. Later one Congressman said to another,  "That wasn't for Buncombe that was Buncombe."  It was soon shortened to "bunkum" and then to "bunk" meaning meaningless words.
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