But now a new phrase is entering the lexicon of corporate hooey
It's false hooey
, but it was enough, when shouted by hordes of hacks, to get large companies like Intel to remove ads from gaming sites that ran pieces criticizing the culture of rampant chauvinism prevalent in contemporary video game culture.
So, the idea that knowing much about an opponent, including their team selection, is a competitive advantage, is hooey
It's just publicity hooey
to try to save a show that is well past its sell–by date.
I suspected from the start that was a load of hooey
. The credit crunch was liKe birthday, Easter and Christmas rolled into one for the Tories.
Labour's Kate Hooey
hinted at the possible effects the Miliband row with the Mail may has had, saying whatever the outcome was it must not "stop newspapers saying things people don't like" and warned there was a slippery slope to state regulation ahead.
So while filmmakers Chad and Carey Hayes may think their story is more than Hollywood make-believe, others say it's based on a bunch of hooey
Which means rumors of a physical relationship between Hepburn and the germaphobic industrialist and movie mogul Howard Hughes are pure hooey
. Bowers says he did a fair amount of setup work for Hughes, but the guy got off with the same success rate as the Spruce Goose.
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC), 44 states and Washington, D.C., filed suit against the shoemaker saying its claims that the Shape-up shoes and other toning footwear helped people lose weight, tone body muscles and combat heart disease were a bunch of hooey
That's my funeral, and no concern of yours, but sometimes this approach is exposed as so much old hooey
, and people realise football is populated by a disproportionate number of downright toerags.
Apparently, being American now means one also accepts the "huddled masses" hooey
on the Statue of Liberty.
"A distressed tree produces more fruit," Tommy said, which sounded like a lot of hooey
. The Chungs' yard bore ramshackle proof of what Tommy didn't know--or care--about gardening.
Writing a column can sometimes follow a civilian version of that formula: describe something someone said in public, then show why it's complete hooey
It's worth noting that he was stoned when he said this, which adds a bit of hooey
to this unshakeable psychic truth.
Dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell University.