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blockhead

One who is stupid or foolish. Geez, he keeps pulling on a door that's clearly marked "push"—what a blockhead.

blockhead

n. a stupid person. (see also block.) Without a blockhead like you to remind me of the perils of stupidity, I might be less efficient than I am.
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All the big hitters, the play's title track, Billericay Dickie, Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll, The Blockheads and Sweet Gene Vincent are there, with John Kelly proving a booming vocalist for most of them, his particular delivery trebling the sense of anarchy in the room.
How involved have Ian Dury's family and the Blockheads been in the process?
With the band now pretty much an institution in the industry, the Blockheads have fortunately lost none of their zest for performing, something most evident when playing the packed-out Globe in Cardiff, and despite near monsoon conditions outside, the venue was steaming as fans bounced along in unison.
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TheBlockheads Famous for tracks such as Hit Me with Your Rhythm Stick, Sex and Drugs and Rock and Roll, What a Waste and Reasons to Be Cheerful Part Three, The Blockheads were formed in London in 1977.
Behind the two veterans, broad smile plastered across his face, son of Yes guitar man Steve and another former Blockhead, Dylan Howe, held a steady beat.
The point being that the dunderheads AKA blockheads will never pick up on what's important; will never be able to rapidly readjust to a new set of facts; will in fact react just like the dodo bird and try to continue to survive in the face of a major change in the environment.
His lyrics are astonishing and the Blockheads were a blinding band to have backing you.
Washington, Mar 04 (ANI): Hollywood actor Andy Serkis will soon be hitting the studios with The Blockheads to re-record late rocker Ian Dury's beloved tunes.
Reasons To Be Cheerful - Ian Dury & the Blockheads
Lining up over Saturday and Sunday at Culzean Castle, near Ayr, will be Bananarama, Human League, ABC and The Blockheads.
Its extraordinary fusion of stereometrical and biomorphic forms resulted from Genzken's radical decision in 1975 to deploy computer design to create the extremely elongated curves first of her Ellipsoids (1976-82) and later of her Hyperbolos (1979-83), mathematically exact sinuosities that seemed to suddenly stand the techno-scientistic Minimalist boxes on their male blockheads.
Indeed, the transplant works particularly well for the marriage-minded missionary, Collins - one of Victorian literature's most supreme blockheads.
Asked why he thinks 100,000 Web surfers from 70 countries visit his site each week, Carter says, "There's a large number of people out there who work for blockheads.
If, as author Samuel Johnson insisted, "No man but a blockhead ever wrote except for money," the history of literature is littered with blockheads.