dullard


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dullard

Neurology
An obsolete term formerly used for an individual with mild mental retardation.

Vox populi
A term used indiscriminately for an obtuse person, regardless of that person’s functioning intelligence or tested IQ.
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Dullard says once the hospital got a SAN (storage area network), executives began looking for other opportunities, realizing that servers could be virtualized and put up on it.
Words have power, and a grand vocabulary is a sure way to let someone know you aren't just any old dullard.
His defence counsel Peter Wishlade said: "He is in reality fairly articulate and fairly intelligent - he is not a dullard.
Jamming a needle in your backside while hiding in a clubhouse bathroom stall is the act of an oaf, a dullard and a coward.
Playing the quiet Welshman Dullard in Extras has provided an enormous boost for Steve Speirs.
Which is a bit rich coming from a dullard who was once substituted by Sven Goran Eriksson before half-time and who can count himself eternally fortunate he's got into double figures in England caps.
My first intention was to divulge unto you the tales of a Dullard.
The best comedy moment prize was collected by Uwen Macintosh, who played office dullard Keith in The Office, which was one of the key TV hits of the past 12 months.
Dullard, Geneva Smitherman, and others, regarding the linguistic properties of Black English.
Quinn, for example, now at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, came up with several dullard mutants and came close to naming them and their mutant genes after famous retarded characters in literature, such as Lenny in Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men.
He was also questioned in connection with missing JoJo Dullard, Deirdre Jacob and Annie McCarrick.