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a load of bunk

Nonsense or insincerity. Bunk is an abbreviation of the Americanism "bunkum," meaning insincere, empty talk, or disingenuous political talk meant merely to please a target audience. Primarily heard in US. The plumber said it would cost $800 to fix the toilet? What a load of bunk!
See also: bunk, load, of
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NICOLA Sturgeon has said claims that Prestwick Airport is being used by the US military are "a load of bunkum".
The Lib-Dems claim that the application byWhitchurch High School (WHS) for foundation status is to introduce a selective admissions policy, to threaten the sustainability of other local high schools and the expansion of Welsh-medium schools in the area and to miss out on local authority investment.What a load of bunkum!
And Mr Campbell said: "It's all a load of bunkum. If you apply this theory, most of the Tory cabinet in the 1990s would have to resign over affairs.
What a load of bunkum. With a predatory Manchester United waiting in the background, he has proved that money does indeed talk by effectively sticking two fingers up to his beloved boyhood club.
People will see this story for what it really is, a load of bunkum peddled by desperate Eurosceptics.
To my mind,and I might add to many more citizens, this statement is a load of bunkum, with murderers getting life and being freed on parole,acts of moles tation against children getting a couple of years in comfort for their safety.
If Ieuan Wyn Jones believes his bogus rallying call "hands off our island" will repair his popularity in Anglesey he is sadly mistaken - people will see this story for what it really is, a load of bunkum peddled by desperate eurosceptics.