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a lot of malarkey

Exaggerated, foolish, or untruthful talk; nonsense or falsehoods. Don't believe your grandad's stories, son. It's all a lot of malarkey.
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a bunch of malarkey

Exaggerated, foolish, or untruthful talk; nonsense or falsehoods. Personally, I think the notion of "love at first sight" is a bunch of malarkey.
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n. nonsense; flattery. Don’t give me that malarkey!


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In their own words, next time you see an advert for a gig near you, then come and join the malarky that is e Mosquitos
Kit believes organisations such as Visit Scotland should shut up shop and stop all their marketing malarky.
The children's workshops, featuring Malarky and the Young Archeologists, had children creating brightly coloured masks and digging for buried treasure.
The show features Jennifer Sellers as Lane, the physician; Ron Judd as her husband, Charles; Nancy West as Virginia; Kathy James LaMontagne as "the other woman"; and Lizzie Malarky as Matilde, the Brazilian maid in search of the perfect joke.
July 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Sought after by prestigious outlets from the Monterey Bay Aquarium, who carries their Marine jewelry line, to the National Archives, where their Presidential Pets line includes famous felines -- Clinton's "Socks" and Jimmy Carter's Siamese "Misty Malarky Ying Yang" -- and their jewelry is "the best bling-bling for dog lovers, paws down
What with all this internet malarky, it's so easy to broadcast something to the world that perhaps you would have been wiser to have kept quiet about.
and got bogged down in all that Kabbalah malarky (although, any belief-system Ashton Kutcher says is OK is fine by me).
Having watched my fair share of James Bond films over the years, I know all this spy rock malarky is clearly ridiculous.
He knows as well as anyone what a phoney set-up this royal malarky is.
After Clinton's puppy is trained and moves into the executive mansion, he will be the latest in a long list of presidential pets - among them Ronald Reagan's sheep dog, Lucky; Amy Carter's cat, Misty Malarky Ying Yang; and Gerald Ford's golden retriever, Liberty.
Cap'n McCall, Sergeant Malarky, my brave night crawlers, wave mechanics, after the last go-round, how will it end?
That's a lot of material to condense into a couple of hours so one would like to think that, having got that Metal Machine Music malarky out of his system, he will concentrate on the VU favourites along with songs from his first three solo albums.
X FACTOR singer Cher Lloyd has really taken to this fame malarky.
Miss Geldof's taking this acting malarky dead seriously these days