MEANING: noun: Nonsense.

ETYMOLOGY: Of unknown origin. According to a popular story, a fellow named Hiram Codd came up with the design of a soft-drink bottle with a marble in its neck to keep the fizz. Wallop was slang for beer and those who preferred alcoholic drinks dismissively referred to the soft-drink as Codd’s Wallop. This story is unproven. Earliest documented use: 1959.

CODSCALLOP - two inhabitants of the North Atlantic

COD-SWALLOW - try to impress your friends when you're drunk and out of goldfish

RODSWALLOP - what you spare a child so as not to spoil it