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poppycock

n. nonsense. (From Dutch.) That’s nothing but poppycock.
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A former senior vice president of creative services at Giorgio Armani, Santos - who has also collaborated on the design of the Costume Institute gala and exhibition at NYC's Metropolitan Museum - came across Poppycock one night channel surfing and became, he says, "enchanted by his voice and aura.
Whether you're a collector or want to find something unique to give to friends and family at Christmas, these beautiful tins and canisters filled with our delicious-tasting Poppycock, are sure to be a major hit with shoppers this coming holiday," says Paul Murphy, executive vice president of customer sales and marketing group for Ubiquity Brands, parent company of Lincoln Snacks.
The court's contention in its latest Claremont decision that it has consistently deferred to the representative branches regarding the "substantive content of a constitutionally adequate public education" is also pure poppycock.
Based on Timothy's highly personal and subjective testimony, Tony Hiss describes one of Chambers' key charges as "fabricated without even a seed of truth" and agrees with Timothy's conclusion that the whole spy story was "mostly poppycock.
Or "nonsense": eyewash, poppycock, claptrap, drivel, gibberish, gobbledegook, rot, hogwash, flapdoodle, bosh, bunkum, hokum, bilge, balderdash, twaddle, tommyrot, rubbish, garbage, pishtosh, humbug, and fiddle-laddie.
THE British Humanist Association talks poppycock about Poppy Day.
As for this country growing more intolerant, well that's demonstrable poppycock.
Mr Powell raised fears of some kind of Plaid Cymru repatriation policy which is not only poppycock but also contrary to EU law.
Her plight pales into insignificance when I read about the younger children who really need care and attention and, more often than not, cannot get the real medical treatment that they require because of political poppycock.
However, a statement on Bowie's website said: "I'm sure the majority of you saw this tale for what it was anyway - poppycock.
The notion (the con) that these turbines will help reduce our dependence on fossil fuel is absolute poppycock.
SO we are to be stuck with Antony Gormley's bollards and he has now elaborated on the pretentious poppycock ('they harness the ebb and flow of the tide to explore man's relationship with nature etc, etc.
It provided a radical break from the patio-doors poppycock made popular by middle-class, middlebrow authors like Terence Rattigan.
Washington Post Outlook Editor Jodie Allen says the Forbes campaign shows "the power of poppycock.
Sir Bradley but not Sir Mo, Dame Sarah but not Dame Jessica - it's pure poppycock.