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  • n. Plural form of knucklehead.


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  • LAPD chief William Bratton seemed to play down the damage, telling a television crew that officers "used minimal levels of force, behaving very professionally" despite the actions of what he called "knuckleheads" -- not the name of a gang, though several miscreants have been identified by Bratton as gang members.

    L.A.'s Broke but Still Wants a Party

  • Gen. Michael Lehnert, who lobbies for fair prisoner treatment after realizing that many of the detainees are not "hardened terrorists" — as then-Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld and President George W. Bush claimed — but rather "mixed-up boys with bad intentions — followers rather than leaders, and 'knuckleheads' rather than true jihadists."

    How Justice Failed

  • L. A.'s police chief says -- quote -- "knuckleheads" were beyond the bonfires, rock - throwing, and looting last night.

    CNN Transcript Jun 15, 2009

  • Somewhere along the line street culture became confused with black culture, which became confused with black (and, to some extent, Latino) identity, which created a set of expectations that dooms many young people to mediocrity, that makes them, in short, become the "knuckleheads" who get Cosby so riled up. 7The ubiquity of such narrow expectations explains why so many kids don't look past basketball or rap.


  • Cosby is fed up with "knuckleheads" who don't speak proper English.


  • Although the week indeed wound up being very transformative for him, he struggled with his self-confessed dislike of the "knuckleheads" who cluster around leaders.

    Archive 2007-05-01

  • You are an advocate - and far more effective one than any of those "knuckleheads" could ever hope to be.

    Why I box, why I blog, and why I don't give a fuck if you think I am "useful"

  • I didn't mention this in the post about the Guv's blogroll, but he did say that those "knuckleheads" over at Dirt Between the Lightbulbs haven't had a post for months.

    The governor's list

  • They're the kind of knuckleheads whose stupid crime leads Briscoe and Logan to the real murder.

    Why I'll always miss Lennie

  • They aren't "knuckleheads" ... like some who don't know diddly but think they do.

    Autoblog Green


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