Rumors are conversations that merely: divide, destroy, and attempt to grasp the attention of it's listeners to a degree that their mislead by what is said... The term rumor is also defined as a fabricated story or statement designed to bring harm to the person it's directed to...
Back Fence Talk is an alias for rumor; because its done in a secretive matter so that the person who's being GOSSIPED about isn't aware. It's a waste of: time, energy, and there are those who feel empowered by this empty chatter.
The sources of this idol gossip that are usually: family, friends, ex's, and/or the people, you least expected. Rumors are unfavorable ways to releasing some type of: anger, vengeance, or just jealously that's been stewing for a while; however the word of the LORD says this pertaining to rumors:
WHEN JUSTICE IS DONE, IT BRINGS JOY TO THE RIGHTEOUS BUT TERROR TO EVILDOERS.
We've witnessed the way that so many: men, women, and even youth have committed inexplicable acts; because of a senseless RUMOR that was made about them. None the less GOD is on the money regarding how to dealing with RUMORS, read this:
DO NOT BE DECEIVED: GOD IS NOT MOCKED, FOR WHAT EVER ONE SOWS, THAT WILL BE ALSO REAP.