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Furphy means a stupid rumour or a baseless and unfounded idea, something raised as a possibility or prospect, without there being any basis for it. This is from the ABC's Kel Richards:
Presented by Kel Richards
I’ve spoken before on WordWatch about furphy – the Australia word for a false or unreliable rumour.
I remind you of all this now because of a new book that’s just been published