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a lot of baloney

Falsehoods, nonsense, or foolishness. Baloney in this sense might have originated from the word "blarney," which means flattering or nonsensical talk; more usually it refers to bologna sausage, which is blended from different meats, therefore implying content of inferior or dubious quality. Primarily heard in US. Don't give me that excuse, it's just a lot of baloney. Dave acts like he's smooth with the ladies, but it's a lot of a baloney.
See also: baloney, lot, of

a bunch of baloney

Falsehoods, nonsense, or foolishness. Baloney in this sense might have originated from the word "blarney," which means flattering or nonsensical talk; more usually it refers to bologna sausage, which is blended from different meats, therefore implying content of inferior or dubious quality. Primarily heard in US. You're going to give me $5,000 if I sign the lease today? What a bunch of baloney.
See also: baloney, bunch, of

a load of baloney

Falsehoods, nonsense, or foolishness. Baloney in this sense might have originated from the word "blarney," which means flattering or nonsensical talk; more usually it refers to bologna sausage, which is blended from different meats, therefore implying content of inferior or dubious quality. Primarily heard in US. What a load of baloney. I know he doesn't have that kind of money.
See also: baloney, load, of

baloney pony

vulgar slang A penis. Hey, I don't want to see your baloney pony—pull up your pants!
See also: baloney, pony

play hide the bologna

vulgar slang To engage in sexual intercourse. "Bologna," referring to a type of sausage, is a vulgar slang term for a penis. "Hide the bologna" is sometimes hyphenated. A: "So, did you two play hide the bologna last night?" B: "Hey, that's a very personal question!" They made out on the dance floor for a while before going back to her dorm room to play a little hide-the-bologna.
See also: bologna, hide, play

baloney

and bologna (bəˈloni)
n. nonsense. (Also as an exclam.) Don’t give me all that baloney!

bologna

verb

baloney pony

n. the penis. (Contrived for the sake of the rhyme.) All he could think about was riding the old baloney pony.
See also: baloney, pony
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You'll still have dozens of turkeys, chickens, roast beefs, hams, and bolognas to choose among.
And the last we heard, people weren't getting botulism from their turkey breast, roast beef, or frozen "uncured" chicken bologna. Even so, most bolognas, salamis, pastramis, and their "cured" cousins contain nitrites.
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That's when you'll see a uniform (and more realistic) serving size of two ounces--about two regular-size slices of bologna. And that's when you'll see some of the bogus claims disappear.
Butterball Turkey Bologna must be pretty proud of itself: "80 Percent Fat-free," trumpets its label.
A two-slice serving of regular bologna has anywhere from 16 to 18 grams of fat.
So how can you tell the bologna from the baloney.9 It's not easy.