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    Question scandal, rumor and gossip

    Need someone to analyze for me the diference among the three words, especially the last two. Great thanks!


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    Re: scandal, rumor and gossip

    A scandal is something that has been made public and has gotten someone in hot water especially in the sense of damaging his reputation.

    A rumor is a story that has been circulating. It has yet to be confirmed whether it is true or not.

    Gossip is conversation about people. It often concerns stories that may or may not be true.


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    Re: scandal, rumor and gossip

    "A rumor is the only thing that gets thicker as you spread it." - Unknown


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