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money talks and bullshit walks

A phrase emphasizing the persuasive power of money. The phrase was perhaps most famously used by politician Michael "Ozzie" Myers, who was recorded saying it—and accepting a monetary bribe from undercover FBI agents—during the Abscam scandal in 1980. If you want us to help you out, here's some advice—money talks and bullshit walks!
See also: and, bullshit, money, talk, walk

money talks, bullshit walks

A phrase emphasizing the persuasive power of money. The phrase was perhaps most famously used by politician Michael "Ozzie" Myers, who was recorded saying it—and accepting a monetary bribe from undercover FBI agents—during the Abscam scandal in 1980. If you want us to help you out, here's some advice—money talks, bullshit walks!
See also: bullshit, money, walk

bullshit artist

Also, bull artist. A person who habitually exaggerates, flatters, or talks nonsense. For example, Don't believe a word of it-he's a bullshit artist. Both versions are considered vulgar slang. The first dates from the 1940s, the second from the World War I period.
See also: artist, bullshit

bullshit

1. n. lies; deception; hype; nonsense. (Also an exclamation: Bullshit! Widely known and used by both sexes. Usually objectionable.) That’s just a lot of bullshit!
2. tv. to deceive someone verbally. (Usually objectionable.) Are you trying to bullshit me?
3. in. to tell lies; to hype and promote. (Usually objectionable.) Can’t you stop bullshitting about how good you are?
4. mod. false; deceptive. (Usually objectionable.) I’m sick of those bullshit ads on TV.

bullshit artist

and bullshitter
n. a person expert at lies, deception, and hype. (see also bullshit. Usually objectionable.) What can you expect from a bullshit artist? The truth? Listen to me. Don’t ever try to bullshit a bullshitter!
See also: artist, bullshit

knowledge in, bullshit out

and KIBO
phr. & comp. abb. a phrase expressing distress over stupidity. (Based on FIFO.) My head is just plain KIBO. I get everything confused. College is supposed to be knowledge in, bullshit out.
See also: bullshit, knowledge, out
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The realms of advertising and public relations, and the nowadays closely related realm of politics, are replete with instances of bullshit so unmitigated that they can serve among the most indisputable and classic paradigms of the concept," Frankfurt writes.
com notifying them of their intent to make a video clip will also receive an "Official BS Flag" or "Official Bullshit Flag.
Find one station that broadcast Bush's "shit" file a complaint, dare the FCC to levy its fine--and then dare broadcasters, journalists, artists, and anyone who believes in free speech to stand up and fight for bullshit.
It might well be that such a job has a bullshit requirement that applicants have a "degree.
As with the NSSF, the smell of fear at CBS is tinged with bullshit.
All this fatal-disease bullshit is so they don't have to admit they killed him.
Grindline is, of course, one of the Northwest skatepark companies that is paving the world with concrete creations, and they are in a league of their own, far above the bullshit know-nothing contractors and retarded monkey design crews.
And if that sounds like more boomer exceptionalist bullshit, so be it.
Enough with the pathological hatred of the president and the politically correct bullshit.
Much of what the Tony Party says has all the charm of a newly opened theme pub -- the Claret and the Candidate, or Bullshit and Bulldog, perhaps," said Bragg.
Now, with this book, the life story becomes explicit and we get to see just how an academic--an English professor, for God's sake--became such a reliable cultural bullshit detector in the best tradition of Mark Twain, Thorstein Veblen (also a professor), and H.
Call it what you want but the most prosperous decade in Irish history was really the bullshit years.
The 10 days we spent there was like a vacation from bullshit America.
The big question is," says Slaughter, "does he fall in with the prevailing rhetoric of labor-management cooperation and partnership or is he going to cut through the bullshit and say our interests are different?
But we knew their operations backwards and forwards," says Pollock, "so we were calling their bullshit `bullshit'.