Word of the DaySaturday, June 02, 2012
\bosh\ , noun;
Absurd or foolish talk; nonsense.
You know perfectly well — and it is all bosh, too. Come, now, how do they proceed?
-- Mark Twain, The Gilded Age
Bosh, bosh, bosh! Why is it right for him to follow his nature ? Because it is right. Why is it wrong for me to follow my nature? Because it is wrong. That's the whole of your argument…
-- George Dyre Eldridge, In the Potter's House
Bosh stems from the Turkish word bos meaning "empty". It was popularized in English by the British writer James J. Morier.
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