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Re: Hogwash

Posted by ESC on January 04, 2006

In Reply to: Hog wash posted by Bill DuBois on January 04, 2006

: Origin and mneaning of "hog wash"

Origin -- the food or swill that is fed to hogs. From Merriam-Webster online:

Main Entry: hog·wash
Pronunciation: -"wosh, -"wäsh
Function: noun
1 : SWILL 2a, SLOP
2 : NONSENSE, BALDERDASH