tripe

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tripe

1. n. nonsense. That’s just tripe. Pay no attention.
2. n. a bad performance; something worthless. I know tripe when I see tripe, and that was tripe.
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Mrs Edgar remembers that there were different tripes.
Fink prepares tripe with pearl onions and Golles apple vinegar, a variation of the Norman dish tripes a la mode de Caen, poached with onions and carrots, in cider.
Menu/cuisine changes: When the restaurant made its debut, dishes like tripes a la mode, quiche Lorraine, tournedos Rossini and daube were commonplace in French restaurants.
THE jury seems to be split on whether tripe really is the most hated food in the country.
Opinions in Wales appear to be divided following the results of a sur-vey by BBC Good Food Magazinewhich voted tripe the foulest food.
To be honest, I think people probably don't like the thought of eating tripe because of what it is, rather than not liking the taste of it.