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a load of rubbish

Exaggerated, foolish, or untruthful talk; nonsense or falsehoods. Personally, I think the notion of "love at first sight" is a load of rubbish.
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a load of (old) ˈrubbish, ˈnonsense, etc.

(informal) nonsense; worthless: Don’t bother to watch that film. It’s a load of old rubbish.
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JESS GLYNNE has dismissed complaints about sound issues on the Spice Girls reunion tour as a "load of rubbish".
I think people look and they say 'There's three white middleaged blokes on the telly, ipso facto, they're sexist'" The Grand Tour presenter Jeremy Clarkson, rejecting allegations of sexism against the TV programme "People say it's a load of rubbish. I think, in 20 years' time when the dust has settled and people are able to look at Holmes & Watson objectively, people will say 'It's still rubbish'" Actor Steve Coogan, who starred in "There is not enough sentimentality in the world, I think we have sullied ourselves with being quite cynical all the time" Actress Olivia Cooke "I hate anything speed-related!
What a load of rubbish? Not Edmund, who was tidier than the Wombles of nearby Wimbledon Common (ask your parents, kids) as he put away qualifier Bolt 6-2 6-3 7-5 in 1hr 43mins on No.1 Court.
I have seen councillors about and have been told people are allowed five minutes - what a load of rubbish.
DAI Young has laughed off reports of Wasps launching a big-money bid to sign Leicester's Manu Tuilagi as "a complete, utter load of rubbish".
Johannesburg, Aug 16( ANI ): South Africa captain Graeme Smith has criticised former England skipper Michael Atherton for claiming that the Proteas deliberately leaked Kevin Pietersen's provocative text messages, and described it as 'the biggest load of rubbish' he has ever heard.
Summary: David Hasselhoff has dismissed tabloid rumours that he is being replaced on Britain's Got Talent as a load of rubbish.
And he described last weekend's world heavyweight title fight between David Haye and Audley Harrison as "a load of rubbish".
GEMMA ARTERTON thinks being thin is "a load of rubbish".
Simpson, though, blasted the Town fans who chanted: 'What a load of rubbish' at the end, saying: "I find it embarrassing that sane human beings can come in with that sort of mentality.
What an absolute load of rubbish. At least Brown had the commonsense to stand up to Unite, though his reasons for doing so may be somewhat blurred by the coming election.
PORTSMOUTH executive chairman Peter Storrie has dismissed suggestions that the south coast club must sell several of their stars this month to balance the books as "a load of rubbish".
WITH reference to the proposed Sovereign Series, I note Alastair Down (July 8) thinks the whole idea is a load of rubbish.
What a load of rubbish, all correspondence is already under the 1998 Data Protection Act and to release any information is an offence.