just fell off the turnip truck

just fell off the turnip truck

Rur. ignorant; unsophisticated. He stood there gawking at the buildings in town like he just fell off the turnip truck. My cousin acts like she just fell off the turnip truck.
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They think you know nothing, like you just fell off the turnip truck.
Into this mess wanders Jim Gaffigan (Jim Gaffigan, surprisingly enough), a weatherman from Indiana (just like the show's executive producer, David Letterman, used to be) whose corn-fed innocence ensures that he looks like he just fell off the turnip truck - he wears brown suits, in New York, for heaven's sake.