Did he see any faint reflection of his own image making a vain-glorious will, whereby five-and-twenty Humbugs, past five-and-fifty years of age, each taking upon himself the name, Josiah Bounderby of Coketown, should for ever dine in Bounderby Hall, for ever lodge in Bounderby buildings, for ever attend a Bounderby chapel, for ever go to sleep under a Bounderby chaplain, for ever be supported out of a Bounderby estate, and for ever nauseate all healthy stomachs, with a vast amount of Bounderby balderdash
Such unscientific balderdash
," added the doctor, flushing suddenly purple, "would have estranged Damon and Pythias.
Erskine's next drama may be about liberty, but its Patriot Martyrs will have something better to do than spout balderdash
against figure-head kings who in all their lives never secretly plotted as much dastardly meanness, greed, cruelty, and tyranny as is openly voted for in London by every half-yearly meeting of dividend-consuming vermin whose miserable wage-slaves drudge sixteen hours out of the twenty-four.
As his brother would say, that's balderdash
But when Moira takes it upon herself to dump it, Holly soon realises she has lost the whole stash - and Simon's not going to be happy Cain is in trouble with the law thanks to Belle DRAMA: VERSAILLES BBC2, 9pm THERE'S mixed opinions on this period drama, ranging from stunningly sumptuous and sensual to brazen balderdash
MICHAEL O'NEILL has revealed the secret behind Northern Ireland's Euro 2016 preparations: An evening of Balderdash
We should also be mindful of how many business and institutions are being taken over by foreign companies than all the balderdash
about nonsensical names.
I don't know what to say in response to Dar's balderdash
as he is a pathetic prevaricator," Imran Khan said.
As the numbers of legal gun owners diminish, it sets the stage for a never-ending platform of rhetorical balderdash
for politicians to feed on.
I have so many nerves in my body that they don't respond to balderdash
comments and further I don't know and I am not sure whether you have spent all this time and effort here to hit the nerve of someone, not necessarily me, or you are here to reveal facts about the topic on which you argued.
This gender-swapped adaptation of a novel by former Rome mayor Walter Veltroni is more grounded in reality than any one-sentence description might suggest, using the twist not for time-travel balderdash
, but simply to explore the relationship that a woman--and, as it turns out, a nation--has with a painful and enigmatic past.
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.