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n. Vulgar Slang
Rubbish; nonsense.

[crap + -ola (probably modeled on trade names like Shinola, a brand of shoe polish).]
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slang US rubbish; nonsense
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(kræˈpoʊ lə)

n. Slang.
crap1 (def. 2).
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Without some experimenting, someone would likely have taken a few shots, missed badly and just assumed the gun was crapola. But fortunately for all of us, I didn't have anything better to do; so now we're all scratching our heads and looking at these old guns in a new light.
"They are given so many toys one can barely navigate what my nephew, who also has three under eight, calls 'a sea of crapola"' - new Great British Bake Off judge Prue Leith, on parents who over-indulge their children.
It's easier to do variations on the same cloak-and-dagger crapola than it is to elevate horn-locking irritability into true banter.
Which is, as Frank Barone would have said, a bunch of crapola. (And BTW, Mt.
Guston's late "impure" paintings are the proof-- his Klansmen, his carpenters' nails that refuse to be hammered down, his rudely drawn piles of work boots and businessmen's shoes, his sad-sack clocks and other everyday objects on the run from human beings and their bad habits--Guston revels in the "crapola" of life--and those paintings possess a grandeur devoid of grandiosity.
Little did I know that later that fall and early winter (1991-1992) the proverbial crapola would hit the fan) (10)
We sell it on the fact we can offer them more real-life crapola than the Jerseyites and the Geordies combined.
The show enjoyed modest success with its preschool audience; its original two-series commission (52 episodes) was not extended further and its reception, as articulated in the BBC parent message boards and other parent websites, was at best lukewarm and at worst vitriolic in its frequent accusation of Me Too being a grossly inferior Balamory 'rip-off with 'crapola songs'.
They put more crapola into the market, you get cheap mortgages, you bid up the price of assets, you wait for the crash to come, and you get more defaults.