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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, who has been using blade severs and virtualization since 2006 was originally looking for ways to increase storage in his facility, whose data center is 11 miles away.
Perhaps you may one day learn to check your own facts before repeating them, and to accept that a person is neither a 'dullard' nor a 'liar', nor a 'racist' just because they disagree with you over something you may feel passionately about.
Dullard. "This can be symptomatic of a number of diseases or conditions that affect the heart, including high blood pressure."
Instead they have been provided with a pair of Volvo XC90s to help the Swedish car company transform its image from yesterday's dullard to tomorrow's adventurer.
As Volvo's image is transformed from yesterday's dullard to tomorrow's adventurer, the band has been provided with two of the models to tour Britain.
The sale of the stake to Macerich Co., which owns the remainder of the project, does not include the Dullard's store, which the company said will still operate as an anchor tenant at the center.
Deputy John McGuinness believes that women like Jo Jo Dullard, Deirdre Jacobs and Annie McCarrick could still be alive today if gardai had acted more quickly.
But then that might be because Hugh Bonneville's cuckold is a recognisably realistic nice dullard (his dinner conversation of fevers and fractures is wonderfully funny) and lover Greg Wise is doing his usual handsome bounder and a cad routine.
"Even at $100 per square foot in construction costs, you'll spend just $6,000 to create something of character that breaks up a straight run corridor," says ThreeArchitecture's Dullard.
Mary Phelan has endured a tortuous 20-year search for Jo Jo Dullard's body but insisted to the Irish Mirror last night: "This case can be cracked."
Forum chat suggests that some viewers are keen to learn from previous mistakes and not oust disliked but entertaining housemates like Nikki or Sezer straight away, which could leave a dullard like Glyn vulnerable.