a bunch of baloney

a bunch of baloney

Falsehoods, nonsense, or foolishness. Baloney in this sense might have originated from the word "blarney," which means flattering or nonsensical talk; more usually it refers to bologna sausage, which is blended from different meats, therefore implying content of inferior or dubious quality. Primarily heard in US. You're going to give me $5,000 if I sign the lease today? What a bunch of baloney.
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Told that Wimbledon bigwigs insist on the first Sunday off to "give the courts a rest," McEnroe responded: "That's a bunch of baloney.
QUETTA -- Studies suggesting that everything from cinnamon to lobster either raises or lowers a person's risk of cancer may sometimes be a bunch of baloney, a new report suggests.
What a bunch of baloney from twisted-Dubai and Tom.
Armineh Noravian, whose son was in Williams' class last year, was blunt, telling The New York Sun, "That's a bunch of baloney this guy is saying.
Mary's co-director Peter Farrelly commented: "We've never heard of Offer, we've never heard of his movie and it's all a bunch of baloney.
It's a bunch of baloney,'' Mary Wiesbrock, chairwoman of Save Open Space, said of the frog's ability to survive the development.
Many times when you talk about something like this it sounds like a bunch of baloney, but it works,'' said Beltran, 44, co-owner of John Paul Richard Inc.
It's not a bunch of baloney about keeping Mexican avocados out of this country," McIntyre said.
I think that all of the mergers and downsizing are a bunch of baloney and caviar: baloney for the consumer and caviar for Wall Street, chief executive officers and investors.