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you're a numbskull

You are really stupid. If you think no one will catch you cheating on your exam, you're a numbskull and deserve to get caught.
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Premiering at the festival on March 27, Numbskull is billed as a "dark and trippy story of two old men with a painful secret, the curse of Shakespeare and a talking beetle".
? ATROCIOUS ITV quiz show Take on the Twisters, which did provide one moment of glorious numbskull stupidity as host Julie Bradbury asked: "Which battle is depicted on the Bayeux Tapestry?" Contestant: "The Battle of Britain." Ooh, so close.
Leaving lone female Jade to battle it out with wrestler Ricky, numbskull Nick and tearful Tom.
Then again, in the real world, he's a numbskull with the tactical skills and self-awareness of a lemming.
THE players haven't been paid for months, the club could go down the pan at any moment and their city will forever be asociated with royal numbskull Prince Andrew.
- Men have nicknames for each other such as Numbskull and Useless.
Either this aloof, numbskull is dangerously out of touch or he has created a fantasy world to avoid responsibility for the misery created by policies he, as a Minister and MP, voted for.
After his stunning display of sensitivity, this know-nothing numbskull pompously declared: "In my day job I'm a marketing manager." But Alex...
Then maybe, just maybe, we might be persuaded that it was just the idiotic actions of one ignorant management suit, and a fine company with a great history shouldn't be punished because now and then they give a job to a numbskull. But, if as has happened so far, the management stick by their unjustifiable policy, then people in Wales might just decide to book their hols at the multitude of other firms.
This is the first time we have been allowed a glimpse of the function and, while the sight of a bunch of numbskull zillionaires slapping each other on the back and trying to work out how to fasten their dickie bows may not be everyone's cup of tea, it might be worth flicking over to intermittently during the boring bits of the Winning Post.
If they have not exposed an arrogant criminal they have revealed that England's rugby captain was a complete and utter numbskull whose lack of judgement made him wholly unfitted for the job.
The video for Ash's new single Numbskull (out April 26) features Tim Wheeler, above, in the scud.
Celtic are 4-9 favourites to win their home tie and it would take a certain type of numbskull to back them at those odds, the sort, who, hearing 90 per cent of accidents occur in the home, move.
I started about 18 months ago and was a technical numbskull. Some here will say that I still am.
The default level, semi-pro, is fairly easy, even for a 10-thumbed numbskull like me, but crank it up to World Class or Perfect level and it's like playing 11 Ronaldinhos with your laces tied together and no goalie.