tall story


Also found in: Legal, Idioms.
Translations

tall story

n (Brit) → storia incredibile
References in periodicals archive ?
uk 10 tall story Is there anything more Seventies than a pair of velvet platforms?
IT sounds like a tall story but short people may not be as bright as their taller counterparts.
That's an Eck of a tall story from a leader of the party of broken promises, who is now sounding like a broken record.
Nick Elphick's more traditional monument Tall story.
In a statement posted on his website, he wrote, "When this tall story first surfaced a few days ago it was denied as a hoax in an update to the same article, and we thought that would be the end of it.
Now credibility may be stretched to think that this Santa drives a tractor through the sky rather than a sleigh, but, hey, this is a kiwi tall story.
Dear Editor, The proposed British Land tower in Colmore Row (Birmingham's Tall Story, Post, May 21) should be judged on its architecture, not as part of a personal struggle.
Totem Tale: A Tall Story From Alaska by Deb Vanasse combines a lively and original story with skillfully drawn illustrations by Erik Brooks to create the fun tale of a Native American totem pole which comes to life in the beauty of a moon-lit night.
Locals still tell a tall story that they were painted white during the war to camouflage them from attack by German aircraft.
THE FAIRYTALE continued for Tall Story as the grey mare made a winning debut over fences to cause a 25-1 upset in the novice chase.