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a lot 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. Don't give me that excuse, it's just a lot of baloney. Dave acts like he's smooth with the ladies, but it's a lot of a baloney.
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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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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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no matter how thin you slice it, it's still baloney

It does not matter how finely you try to articulate or argue this point, it is still false, nonsense, or foolishness. Jim: "But you see, redistributing the wealth of the country by introducing scaled tax increases will benefit everyone!" Susan: "Jim, no matter how thin you slice it, it's still baloney: tax hikes will hurt everyone, period."
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baloney

and bologna (bəˈloni)
n. nonsense. (Also as an exclam.) Don’t give me all that baloney!

baloney pony

n. the penis. (Contrived for the sake of the rhyme.) All he could think about was riding the old baloney pony.
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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.
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As the brother's behavior goes from erratic to lethal, the film starts chopping away at MacLaine's haut-bourgeois sense of entitlement like a baloney slicer on overdrive.
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He said that to his knowledge it is not true and that it is baloney.
BALONEY He said: "Before the election has already concluded, I've started to save the taxpayer money.
No doubt, like the thankfully failed Kirkby scheme, the council will spin the usual yarn of hundreds of jobs which any one with an ounce of intellect will disregard for the baloney it is.
I agree with Earl that Imus' explanation is baloney.