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chained_bear commented on the word noddypoop
According to OED, a variant of noddypoll, nincompoop.Etymology: Origin uncertain. Perhaps < NOD v. + -Y suffix6, or perhaps (in sense 1) shortened < NODDYPOLL n. Compare later NOD n.2 In sense 2a perhaps with allusion to the nodding behaviour of the birds during courtship.See/compare poop-noddy.
October 15, 2008
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