Boondoggle

A boondoggle is a project that is considered a useless waste of both time and money, yet is often continued due to extraneous policy motivations. == Etymology == The term arose from a 1935 New York Times report that more than $3 million had been spent on recreational activities for the jobless as part of the New Deal. Among these activities were c...
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boondoggle

noun work of little or no value done merely to look busy
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boondoggle

trip on government time and/or expense that serves no purpose other than to entertain the person making it.
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boondoggle

[v] - do useless, wasteful, or trivial work
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