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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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In a new book called Song by Song, author Jim Drury talks to each of the remaining members of his band, The Blockheads, about their charismatic leader.
Next season the team are planning to change their name to Glynneath Blockheads in honour of " Next season the team are planning to change their name to Glynneath Blockheads in honour o their new patrons.
The Blockheads play Eric's on December 13, tickets PS20 adv.
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.
With: Rob Sonic, DJ Big Wiz, Black Moth Super Rainbow and Blockhead with DJ Signify
Ian Dury and The Blockheads created a unique style of music and lyrics, combining a mixture of music genres and creative cockney styled lyrics probably best remembered in their 1979 number-one smash "Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick" and the ground-breaking album "New Boots and Panties".
Not entirely natural but getting there, Blockhead products are non-greasy and water resistant.
So Rick Howard was there and he had quit Blockhead and I quit G&S and we were traveling around together and had no money.
This blockhead pilgrim's progress is often a scream, but the marvel of Singleton's approach is that every step of it rings witheringly true.
bomfogger, cacademic, kakistokrat, kleptokrat, bafflegabber, cardophagus, twaddle, bilge, cockamamie, dicty, hocus-pocus, nabob, pointyhead, film-flam artists, gibber-gabber, gobbledygook, tinhorn, pornocrat, poltroon, flam-doodle, rapscallion, snollygoster, radic-lib, throttlebottom, Bourbon, birdbrain (the book contains one hundred synonyms for blockhead, plus scores of other expressions for "stupid"), blackplaguer, barfy, ayatollah.
Free-gift-with-purchase offers from merchants such as Avon, Philosophy, Yves Rocher, Zirh, Blockhead Bath, DERMAdoctor, and SpaLook.
I would never have thought this blockhead would ever have won anything, let alone hero of the year.
Recently I hung up the ol'popsicle stick double-kick for a rad '80s board--an old Jim Grey Blockhead with rails and a tails skid, the whole deal.
Has this government completely lost its senses, here we have a blockhead of a minister advising people that perhaps it would be a good idea to keep a couple of cans of petrol as standby.
Pianist Jools Holland said: "I was made an honorary Blockhead which is one of the proudest accolades of my career.