posted on Sep, 7 2016 @ 09:41 PM
originally posted by: ClownFish
So, when you ask, what is a nincompoop?...I just smile...The answer is obvious....well, maybe to a Sufi, or to another nincompoop, or to a
I am happy it made you smile and your reply had me look it up. I have all ways used the phrase, very rarely, and God knows where I picked it up; as a
favorite to express contempt, not knowing its actual meaning.
I still can't link so forgive me.
"Nincompoop" Earliest use 1676 from Latin non compus mentis
(not of sound mind) a silly or foolish person.
I should use it more since know one knows what it means as in " Oh you are such a nice nincompoop"
Fishy, why would a Sufi know???? Was that a riddle I should have recognized?
edit on 7-9-2016 by WalkInSilence because: jeez, just