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#208297 - 12/11/12 01:07 PM Re: nincompoop [Re: barryrb]
Loc: Land of the Flat Water
Originally Posted By: barryrbRe: etymology, I was once told or read, perhaps in law school, that this was a corruption of the Latin phrase for mental defect or unsound mind, "non compos mentis."
As was I, I'm glad you brought it up.
Edited by LukeJavan8 (12/11/12 01:08 PM)_________________________
----please, draw me a sheep----
Entire topic Subject Posted by Posted nincompoop barryrb 12/11/12 11:17 AM Re: nincompoop LukeJavan8 12/11/12 01:07 PM Re: nincompoop tsuwm 12/11/12 02:52 PM
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