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noun: A stupid person.
adjective: Stupid; thoughtless.
A bonehead is someone thick-skulled, a blockhead. The word is a combination of bone, from Old English ban (bone) + head, from Old English heafod (top of the body). Earliest documented use: 1903.
“Mr Bush is widely seen, abroad if not at home, as a bonehead with more brawn than brain.”
In Search of Monsters; The Economist (London, UK); Dec 20, 2003.
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A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:The art of life is to know how to enjoy a little and to endure much. -William Hazlitt, essayist (10 Apr 1778-1830)