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The meaning of "a load of cobblers"

" A load of cobblers "
He says he has invented a perpetual motion machine, which is clearly a load of cobblers.
Where did it originate?:
The United Kingdom.
Where is it used?:
Widely used, especially in the UK. Slang and borderline swearing - not one for your Grandma.
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