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poppycock

old-fashioned Foolish, nonsensical prattle. A: "There's no way we can beat them." B: "Poppycock! We just have to dig deep and give it our all!" He believes we can solve the energy crisis by giving everyone in the country a free bicycle. Have you ever heard such poppycock in your life?

poppycock

n. nonsense. (From Dutch.) That’s nothing but poppycock.
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"Whether you're a collector or want to find something unique to give to friends and family at Christmas, these beautiful tins and canisters filled with our delicious-tasting Poppycock, are sure to be a major hit with shoppers this coming holiday," says Paul Murphy, executive vice president of customer sales and marketing group for Ubiquity Brands, parent company of Lincoln Snacks.
The court's contention in its latest Claremont decision that it has consistently deferred to the representative branches regarding the "substantive content of a constitutionally adequate public education" is also pure poppycock. The court has never refrained from weighing in on what the definition of an adequate education should look like.
"For more than 40 years, consumers have known Poppycock as the' nuttiest gourmet popcorn," says vice president of marketing Jim Gerbo.
This is poppycock!"' Tim Smith, who saw Warnke on and off until 1966, stated that he'd never observed Warnke in any emaciated, drugged-out state.
The high point of the action is what amounts to her graduation ceremony, and it's utter poppycock. But thanks to the professionalism of Robards and Ivey, and the direction of Zoe Caldwell, who keeps events moving briskly enough that we don't have to think about them, Park Your Car will tickle most ribs and warm most hearts.
An example being, he urged the region to get behind the bid saying 'it showed that when Birmingham, the Black Country and Coventry collaborated, they could win.' What a load of poppycock. Presumably Andy Street was out to justify the creation of the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA).
He also claimed the Government's suggestion the present invisible border could continue without customs posts was "poppycock".
What utter poppycock. Nobody should be allowed to even have one sip of beer when driving a car, let alone a pint or half a pint.
However, Shadow International Development Secretary Diane Abbott denied she was being lined up to replace Mr Benn, branding the rumours "poppycock and piffle".
Coun David Bawn, said: "We all knew that the PS80,000 figure quoted by Labour sources before the meeting was scaremongering poppycock. "But now that the figures have been obtained, it is clear that the figures have been deliberately misrepresented for political purposes."
What a load of poppycock! Why would they be oended when they come to England?
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.
ARTHUR star RUSSELL BRAND says these continual 'marriage in crisis' rumours are quite simply poppycock! Talking about his life with KATY PERRY, he told me: "Our marriage is one of the things that keeps me normal...
Her plight pales into insignificance when I read about the younger children who really need care and attention and, more often than not, cannot get the real medical treatment that they require because of political poppycock.
The dictionary, which features words like telegram and tomfoolery along with hullabaloo and poppycock, can help young people understand their elders.