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stuff and nonsense

foolishness; foolish talk. Come on! Don't give me all that stuff and nonsense! I don't understand this book. It's all stuff and nonsense as far as I am concerned.
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stuff and nonsense

Utter foolishness or absurdity, as in Stuff and nonsense, of course I can pack a suitcase. Often used as an interjection, this idiom employs stuff in the sense of "rubbish." It was first recorded in 1749.
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Stuff and Nonsense theatre company has teamed up with leading early years performance expert Niki McCretton to create the show featuring live music, puppets and an eccentric threshing machine.
Punt and Dennis - The Stuff and Nonsense Tour can be seen at Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry, on Tuesday.
WHAT a lot of stuff and nonsense has been written about Harry Potter and whether his books could lure children into the occult or black magic.