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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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What kind of incompetent, uncaring dullards can have permitted this saga to have dragged on in this way?
Unfortunately, this means that it's primarily the most difficult or famous cases that are determined by slack-witted dullards.
The we shall see who wins the battle of the dullards.
My worry is that an amazing, interesting, crucial and, it must be said, funky and surreal technology, that might just have the power to save the world from ecological disaster and Modernist architectural dullards, has been presented in such a workman-like way that its very bright young audience might never read its lessons.
While the Clarke book provides needed criticism of flawed and deficient handling of important national affairs, it will likely leave readers with the sense that most of our leaders are incompetent dullards.
The team sports names like Kyan, Thom and Jai (if their parents had named them Bob or Steve, would they be dullards like the rest of us)?
A NEW female housemate was due to enter the Big Brother house last night - and punters who have spent the last month trying to work out how any of the existing dullards could possibly win were given a 7-1 tempter by Stan James that none of them ends up succeeding.
The 65-year-old, who shot to fame by making maths and science intelligible to dullards like me, has blasted the current output because he thinks it insults our childr ens' intelligence.
CEOs who didn't "get it," dullards who stubbornly asked dimwitted questions about sales and profits, were advised by new economy journalists to quit now rather than watch themselves made extinct by their newer, warmer-blooded e-competitors.
From there onward it becomes increasingly difficult to find good and representative images, and, on paper at least, the last two decades appear almost too diverse to be coherent, ranging from British dullards to A.
Of course, we'll have to have controls to make sure that dullards do what is best for them and don't get out of line.
I also served with drunks, deadbeats, dullards, religious zealots, and wife-beaters.