hebetude & faineant (Two wonderful insults.(

hebetude (HEB-uh-tood-; -tyood), noun:
Mental dullness or sluggishness.

Hebetude derives ultimately from Latin hebes, “blunt, dull, mentally dull, sluggish, stupid.” The adjective form is hebetudinous (heb-uh-TOOD-n-us; -TYOOD-).

faineant (FAY-nee-uhnt, French: fay-nay-AHN) adjective

Idle.

noun

A do-nothing; idler.

[From French, alteration of fait-nient (literally, does nothing), by folk etymology from faignant, present participle of faindre (to feign).]

by the way, totally unrelated… I *love* the backdate command. Hides stuff in “plain sight”.

Related Posts

  • August 18, 2019 at 04:10PMAugust 18, 2019 August 18, 2019 at 04:10PM Yeah, you dang ostrich skeleton! via Instagram http://bit.ly/2KI5zBX
  • 6440 Rewind to 1/23/04, 7:30 amFebruary 1, 2004 6440 Rewind to 1/23/04, 7:30 am Oh, this was left on my camera... there's some of those JW's from before. Don't worry, […]
  • 8184 – on the lam(b)February 15, 2006 8184 – on the lam(b) BATTLE CREEK, Mich. - A man who pleaded no contest to a sodomy charge involving a sheep […]
  • September 9, 2009 S6304247
  • August 15, 2002 Lappie is now 2000. Hooray! much better than "WinMe". all of his drivers are working... […]

Leave a Reply