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stuff and nonsense

Foolishness; absurd behavior or talk. We have a meeting each week meant to motivate staff, but it's just stuff and nonsense from management. A: "I'll just hire some movers." B: "Stuff and nonsense! I'd be happy to help you move."
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stuff and nonsense

foolishness; foolish talk. Come on! Don't give me all that stuff and nonsense! I don't understand this book. It's all stuff and nonsense as far as I am concerned.
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stuff and nonsense

Utter foolishness or absurdity, as in Stuff and nonsense, of course I can pack a suitcase. Often used as an interjection, this idiom employs stuff in the sense of "rubbish." It was first recorded in 1749.
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stuff and ˈnonsense

(spoken, old-fashioned) used to say that you think something is not true or stupid: A hotel for the night? Stuff and nonsense! You’re staying here with us.
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FAMILY FUN: Gayle Newbolt and Max Gallagher in Rapunzel (main), Stuff and Nonsense's The Enormous Turnip (left) and Edward Jaspers in Grisly Tales From Tumblewater (right).
The Little Red Hen is the hit family friendly puppet show from Stuff and Nonsense Theatre Company.
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He recently appeared in BBC1 sitcom Outnumbered, but is now back on the road with long-time friend and comedy partner Steve Punt with The Stuff and Nonsense Tour.
WHAT a lot of stuff and nonsense has been written about Harry Potter and whether his books could lure children into the occult or black magic.
Steve and Hugh will cull some material from the days headlines, but they also promise that Stuff and Nonsense will be a local show for local people.