codswallop codswallop

Definition(s):

  • (n) nonsensical talk or writing

News

  1. RANsquawk Preview: FOMC decisions - 29th January 2014

    BANZAI7 FOOD AND BEVERAGE WARNING... We have all heard what might be termed baloney, codswallop, tripe, bull. Call it what you will, it all boils down to the same old thing, especially when its intention is to deceive the public.
    on January 29, 2014     Source: Zero Hedge

  2. Kristallnacht on Wall Street? Bull!

    Click here to follow ZeroHedge in Real-time on FinancialJuice We have all heard what might be termed baloney, codswallop, tripe, bull. Call it what you will, it all boils down to the same old thing, especially when its intention is to deceive the public. Thomas Perkins is the latest perpetrator, when he writes in an open letter to the Wall Street Journal (oh! How they must have rubbed their ...
    on January 29, 2014     Source: Zero Hedge

Quotes

  1. Sir Ian said: "When I read the book I believed it entirely. I thought Leigh Teabing had answered his case very convincingly indeed. When I put the book down I thought 'What a load of potential codswallop'. That's still going on in my mind. But I'm...
    on May 18, 2006 By: Ian McKellen Source: This is London

  2. "Since he read on the internet about a monkey that ran a barber's shop, Karl has eagerly devoured all the other codswallop that's out there. If it's a load of old bollocks, Karl will swallow it," says Merchant. "Though he'll only eat a knob...
    on Sep 16, 2006 By: Stephen Merchant Source: Independent

  3. This week, Gray said Rosenberg's biography was a "rehash" of Sunflower, complete with "piffle and codswallop" about Bosman being the child of incest, a claim Gray found particularly upsetting.
    on Oct 8, 2005 By: Stephen Gray Source: AllAfrica.com

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