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This week's theme: eponyms.
schmendrik (SHMEN-drik) noun, also shmendrik, schmendrick, shmendrick
A foolish, clueless, and naive person.
[After the name of the title character in an operetta by Abraham Goldfaden (1840-1908).]
"With his nasal whine and ill-fitting, slush-sprayed suit, comedian
Eugene Levy played the sort of obnoxious schmendrik that would prove
We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them. -Albert Einstein, physicist, Nobel laureate (1879-1955)
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