codology

codology

(kɒdˈɒlədʒɪ)
n
informal Irish the art or practice of bluffing or deception
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Codology mounts when actually all I need is dinner.
Play the game as this one was played, referee it as Gough did for the most part, get rid of the codology and the negative stuff and it can happen.
But the predictable nonsense concerning food and health (latest seven-day codology: fatty stuff and sugar are good, then they are bad again), is of little consequence, bar keeping the Daily Express solvent.
Beaten a head there over 575 yards, she is a litter-sister to Codology, who ran third in the 2001 Laurels at Belle Vue.
Zack Bowen and Alan Roughley's "Parsing Persse: The Codology of Hosty's Song" undertakes a detailed analysis of the humorous ballad that appears in the second chapter of Finnegans Wake, charting some of its most notable sources, its melodic structure, and its relation to the thematic preoccupations of the book as a whole.
As a committed atheist who once memorably dismissed religion as "codology", Mick was honoured at a special non-religious service.
That is because decisive action was taken by those who knew what they were doing, and who refused to be the prisoners of codology or political correctness -- the two prime reasons most of our educational gurus are now living in cloud-cuckoo land.
An all-open supporting card could prove something of a benefit for Barrie Draper, with Codology (7.35pm), Call Me Billy (7.53pm) and Magna Mint (9.26pm) all having big chances in their respective contests, while Learn And Earn can continue his march up the ranks in the 9.03pm over 500m for Christine Parker.
Codology should not be inconvenienced by the draw in four in the 8pm over 465m and is a very viable alternative to favourite El Ronan as a result.
Even so Barrie Draper's Codology stands out on form and appears a good thing to get punters off to a flier.
There is a bit of a buzz about Sky supporting cards once again and there can be few complaints about the William Hill-sponsored undercard tonight, even if Codology will be a worthily short-priced favourite in the hastily-arranged opening inter-track over 480m at 7.40pm.
nDraw: 1 Codology (Draper, Sheffield), 2 Bumble Bee Ash (Harvey-Rowley, Perry Barr), 3 Dinan Billy (Meek, Hall Green), 4 Bobs Delight (m) (Colton, Oxford), 5 Union Flash (m) (Mullins, Romford), 6 Kingswillow (w) (Wearing, Rye House).