a load of baloney

a load 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. What a load of baloney. I know he doesn't have that kind of money.
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I also think that if the department was made to stand all day they might just get enough sense to realise this is a load of baloney.
It suggested to me that in these dicult economic times David Cameron's idea that we are "all in this together" is just a load of baloney which takes little account of human nature.
But Michael D Higgins branded that a load of baloney.
At the time, she said: "What a load of baloney - as if anyone would do that.
What a load of baloney - as if anyone would do that," the Sydney Morning Herald quoted her as saying.
In my view, inflation figures are just a load of baloney.
But Mr Frisby, of The Cornfield, Stoke Aldermoor, said last night: "It's just a load of baloney to smooth the press over.
To Stone's delight, Castro agrees that the lone gunman theory is a load of baloney.
But what a load of baloney, if ever I've heard baloney.
Anywhere else magistrates will have the intelligence to recognise that the Collymore defence was a load of baloney and will impose a penalty to match the severity of the offence.
The one with a Ladies' Man for the lead sporting a shiny buttoned jacket, moth-balled wig and ancient beige breeches so tight you can tell he's non-Jewish, gabbling a load of baloney for hours - all so he can pocket a tidy fee.
BILLY SLOAN'S awarding of ``the Billy'' for Worst Gig to Darius at the Clyde Auditorium was surely a load of baloney.
The idea of promoting Perthshire but not East Lothian is just a load of baloney.