cock-and-bull story


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Synonyms for cock-and-bull story

Synonyms for cock-and-bull story

an interesting but highly implausible story

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Mrs Parry Evans claimed Mr Phillips' account was a "cock-and-bull story".
I've noticed we've all been well blessed in that department." Sounds like a cock-and-bull story to me!
As my grandmother used to say when I cracked a sour expression, be careful or the wind might change.: Sounds like a cock-and-bull story:Scientists in Brazil have tested Red Bull to see if claims that 'it gives you wings' are true.
Farm hand Peter Kelly said: ``This isn't a cock-and-bull story, it's a very intelligent hen and for some reason really likes football.