“So did Adlai Stevenson when he ran for president against Dwight Eisenhower who called him an 'egghead' -- which is another way of saying, an intellectual with lofty ideas beyond the reach of working folk.”
“Shopping for my first pair of glasses, as I approached middle age, I chose carefully, realizing that the wrong frames turned me into smart-squared, aka egghead or librarian (not that there's anything wrong with them).”
“So, lighten up "egghead" their are allot of good folks out here who enjoy your posts, as I for one, but personal attacks such as these I'm sure don't set to well with you as well, unless your a masochist which at times has me doubting you.”
“Stevenson too, was the original Left Wing, Progressive, "egghead" coined by Joe Alsop.”
“First of all, Stevenson's reputation as an "egghead" owed more to the contrast with his two-time electoral foe, Dwight Eisenhower, a beloved war hero whose high-wattage smile and warm Kansas manner would have made almost any opponent seem remote by contrast.”
“Written in Greek, Philogelos, or The Laughter Lover, dates to the third or fourth century AD, and contains some 260 jokes which Beard said are 'very similar' to the jokes we have today, although peopled with different stereotypes – the 'egghead', or absent-minded professor, is a particular figure of fun, along with the eunuch, and people with hernias or bad breath.”
“When the lawsuit and citizen's complaint of police misconduct aren't filed, the anti-intellectual slang "egghead" will need to be changed to "egg on face.”
“Further analogous to Obama-against whom they first tried the label of Chicago machine politician-Stevenson was labelled an "egghead" by a powerful Republican, based on his baldness and intellectual air-a bit more imaginative than McCain's "elite".”
“Fyi I'm a geek, not an 'egghead' My head is rather round actually”
“Her supporters accuse her critics of snobbery: Maybe she's not a big "egghead" but she has brilliant instincts and inner toughness.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘egghead’.
Words that relate to learning, knowing, being enlightened...
Phrases that use body parts metaphorically.
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Interesting gene names. Some of these may have changed recently (to something less offensive/funny).
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Buzzwords of our time
A list of compound derogatory names such as gapeseed, muckworm and lickspittle. Your one-word contributions to this list are welcome.
See sionnach's list derogatory terms I should use ...
An extensive list I have been working on for quite some time. Feel free to add more of the kind if you miss any.
Brainy kids, from someone else's POV.
All the names any successful nerd can ever hope to be called.
figuratively named things with head
A sort of stuffie of words/phrases that include "head"
head of cattle, out of one's head, head of the stairs, come to a head, head of steam, head of the page, win by a head, head taller, headway, fountainhead, heads or tails, hit the nail on t... and 143 more...
Such a versatile word.
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