More evidence of religious hocus-pocus over substance?
In the healing story that Mark tells, things are even more ordinary: a simple question, a brief response, no hocus-pocus .
As he puts it, ‘There is always a conundrum, a mystery and hocus-pocus in an established religion.’
Of course, after all the reports of financial hocus-pocus , investors are understandably wary of earnings figures being put out by corporations.
No statistical hocus-pocus can hide this real-life, greed-induced assault on our country's middle class.
As I've already said, there are lots of people who are sceptical about psychics, and think that's it's just hocus-pocus .
some people still view psychology as a lot of hocus-pocus
But everything else in this ‘investigation’ is not much more than editorial hocus-pocus .
He never offers specifics; it's all hocus-pocus .
By the dawn of the Scientific Revolution, researchers equipped with microscopes founded modern chemistry - and dismissed alchemy as hocus-pocus .