What does Codswallop mean?
Subsequently, one may also ask, is Codswallop a real word?
'Wallop' is a slang term for beer, and beer drinkers would certainly be disdainful of bottled soft drinks. This slang term dates from the early to mid 20th century. It's not difficult to see how a soft drink in a Codd Bottle could have come to be called codswallop, but there's no actual evidence for that derivation.
Likewise, what does Codswallop mean in the UK? Noun. codswallop (uncountable) (Britain, slang) Senseless talk or writing; nonsense; rubbish.
Thereof, what does load of codswallop mean?
Definition of codswallop. British, informal. : words or ideas that are foolish or untrue : nonsense The notion that Scott was waylaid by bad luck is "a lot of codswallop," said Roland Huntford, a British historian.—
Is hogwash a bad word?
However, hogwash is not a term that concerns washing a hog, it is actually another word for nonsense, something that is not true or something that does not make sense. The word hogwash is usually considered informal or slang vocabulary, and is not used in literary writing.