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chained_bear commented on the word tom noddy
I object to "abjectly."
January 20, 2009
reesetee commented on the word tom noddy
I wouldn't say they're "tame" per se--just unwary and unmindful of humans. Incidentally, the genus for this species, Anous, is Greek for "unmindful." :-)
hernesheir commented on the word tom noddy
(n): a very foolish or half-witted person, perhaps named after the fearless if not unsuspecting marine birds called "noddies" that are so abjectly tame so that anyone could approach and despatch with ease.