SMELLS FISHY TO ME

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So…I started riffing on the idea of authenticity. Phrases like: Sounds legit, too legit to quit, spam, fake news, etc.

Urban dictionary says that the term “seems legit” or “sounds legit” refers to “an internet expression used sarcastically when something is likely to either be blatantly false or poorly fabricated.” Then it gives an example of a “fabricated” email with misspellings and poor grammar. The sample email promises a…

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