Cock and bull story

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boastful story; a canard.

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And I don't want a cock and bull story,"said the chap in the pub.
Judge Peter Heywood told Swansea crown court: "The illness was a cock and bull story.
Knight, 48, and his wife Helen then made up a cock and bull story about him being comatose after injuring his neck in a garage door accident.
Two decades on, this is a colourful, 101-minute biopic of a significant chunk of his life, with Steve Coogan, left, reuniting with director Michael Winterbottom after previous collaborations 24 Hour Party People, A Cock and Bull Story and The Trip series on TV.
Fry recorded a commentary for a bench at Felbrigg Hall, Norfolk, where he filmed A Cock And Bull Story.
It's a new series starring Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon, right, and directed by Michael Winterbottom, the acclaimed film-maker behind the likes of A Cock and Bull Story, 24 Hour Party People and A Might Heart.
Somewhere in the middle of Michael Winterbottom's film ``Tristam Shandy: A Cock and Bull Story,'' actor-comedian-author Stephen Fry appears to explain that the Laurence Stern novel the movie is based on is really about nothing, that life is ``chaotic and amorphous,'' subverting any attempt to impose a design on it.
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Frank, whose film scripts include 24 Hour Party People, Weclome to Sarajevo and A Cock and Bull Story, gave his support to the pioneering project.
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On paper, Coogan is the first to admit that, a satire on the neuroses of creative types, A Cock and Bull Story sounds like up its own arty arse self-indulgence.