C&B

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Related to cock-and-bull: A dark horse
AcronymDefinition
C&BCompensation and Benefits
C&BCaught and Bowled
C&BCock-And-Bull
C&BConference & Banqueting
C&BCap and Ball (firearms)
C&BCost and Budget
C&BCatering and Banqueting
References in classic literature ?
Humorous half-columns in the local papers, written in the customary silly way by unlicked cub reporters just out of grammar school, tickled the fancy of San Francisco for a fleeting moment in that the steamship Mariposa had rescued some sea-waifs possessed of a cock-and-bull story that not even the reporters believed.
As you are being called upon to furnish facts instead of cock-and-bull stories, you had better try to make your profit off what I am taking the trouble to explain to you.
He was bribed by that scoundrel, Jingle, to put me on a wrong scent, by telling a cock-and-bull story of my sister and your friend Tupman
Vikings at Raiders (-6-1/2): When Raiders officials quizzed K Cole Ford about missing a critical 28-yard field goal last week, he gave them a cock-and-bull story about ``my foot falling asleep.
I think your story to the Mahon Tribunal is a cock-and-bull story" - Labour leader Eamon Gilmore casts doubt on Mr Ahern's testimony.