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poppycock

n. nonsense. (From Dutch.) That’s nothing but poppycock.
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Instead I'll sit and write myself some poetry But no more doggerel and no more poppycock, The urgent need is now for deep philosophy, For polished words and phrases to delight and shock: I think therefore I am - ah, yes thafs a good start If on a par with Descartes, good now what comes next?
The food giant said Lincoln Snacks generates annual sales of around $45 million; its two flagship brands are Poppycock and Fiddle Faddle.
Chicago-based Ubiquity Brands has its Poppycock snack in holiday gear, with plans to launch the product in collectible Christmas tins and canisters, along with a board book for children.
Poppycock, I said, well, because any opportunity to use a word like poppycock cannot be ignored.
For the court to say that throughout the Claremont litigation it has deferred to the representative branches regarding education policy is pure poppycock.
If we told you the Boston Red Sox have to play 30 games over the last 30 days of the regular season, would you naturally assume it's the result of some poppycock ESPN promotion?
In this the book resembles Gordon Corrigan's Mud, Blood and Poppycock .
For more than 40 years, consumers have known Poppycock as the' nuttiest gourmet popcorn," says vice president of marketing Jim Gerbo.
Poppycock, says Hibbing, a political scientist at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln.
Considering [Tiger Woods'] age and his physical training regimen, that sounds like so much poppycock, especially since by his own admission he tees it up less frequently than practically everyone.
Based on Timothy's highly personal and subjective testimony, Tony Hiss describes one of Chambers' key charges as "fabricated without even a seed of truth" and agrees with Timothy's conclusion that the whole spy story was "mostly poppycock.
The high point of the action is what amounts to her graduation ceremony, and it's utter poppycock.
Or "nonsense": eyewash, poppycock, claptrap, drivel, gibberish, gobbledegook, rot, hogwash, flapdoodle, bosh, bunkum, hokum, bilge, balderdash, twaddle, tommyrot, rubbish, garbage, pishtosh, humbug, and fiddle-laddie.
As for this country growing more intolerant, well that's demonstrable poppycock.
Again that is an absolute load of poppycock," the Seasiders manager said.