cabbagehead

cabbagehead

n. a fool; a stupid person. What cabbagehead put this thing on upside down?
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8 CACHED 9 DEIDE 10 AIAIAI 11 CAECHEDD 12 BEAGLED 13 CABBAGEHEAD 14 DEFENCE 15 BIGHEADED 16 DECAPOD 17 PHOBIA 18 MCBRIDE 19 ANISEED 20 PANTED 21 CLUBBER 22 DELVER 23 SAW-BACKED 24 SALT-CAKE 25 TRUDGE 26 HUMMER 27 SANDWICH 28 PHRASIAL 29 INELEGANT 30 LAMPMAKER 31 LABELLINGS 32 MECHANISES 33 ISOTHERE 34 PERFUMER 35 PREJUDGES 36 QUARRIES 37 LEONINELY 38 STORERS 39 STATEMENT 40 UNGULATES 41 PREMAMMARY 42 UNSMELLING 43 MERCURATING 44 SOLIDARITY 45 SELF-REVEALING 46 UNTENDERLY 47 VORTICITY 48 WOUNDINGLY 49 IMPERVIOUS 50 TONGUE-WAGGING 51 OVERSTRIDDEN 52 SUBDIVISIONAL
Toronto's Loris Lesynski has written and illustrated poetry collections which include Zigzag: Zoems for Zindergarten, Cabbagehead, Nothing Beats A Pizza, and Dirty Dog Boogie.
Although he is a victim, however, he is also a citizen--heir to John Heartfield's cabbagehead, the reader of bourgeois papers, but also the offspring of Johns's hidden man.
In trying to rationalize what these might possibly have in common I decided that both have lots of natural fertilizer, turnips, corn, cabbageheads and the odd mutation that rises above the rest.