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a load of (old) cobblers
slang A bunch of nonsense. The phrase comes from rhyming slang in which "cobblers" is short for "cobblers' awls," rhymes with "balls" (testicles). Primarily heard in UK. Don't pay any attention to what she says, it's all a load of cobblers. Can you believe what they're making us do at work now? What a load of old cobblers.
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