pencil neck

pencil neck

1. A particularly weak, meek, or unimpressive person; a wimp. No little pencil neck like you is going to give me orders, pal!
2. A person who is very inclined toward academic or intellectual pursuits. I always made sure to make friends with the pencil necks in my math classes so they would help me out with the homework.
See also: neck, pencil
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Crooked Hillary; pencil neck Schiff; slimeball Comey; and fake news media.
The last thing she heard at the door, in Spanish, was, "Whatever the polo shirt pencil neck was going to put out, I'll double."
The man, who was once described by Jim Davidson as "old pencil neck", should have known better than to try and be cool.
Jim, never one to shy away from controversy, implores Paul to banish Paul Daniels, moaning lefties and Richard Madeley (or "Old pencil neck" as Jim calls him).
He was also well known at The Parish in Kirkgate, Huddersfield town centre, where he played with his indie-rock band The Pencil Necks.
But the point is Nag (let's pretend we're on a last name basis here) that when a man is no longer able to protect all that is good, holy and American, when he's looking at giving an ungodly number of pep talks to bankers and other pencil necks, maybe a little pile of sawdust isn't so bad.
He was a really good singer and had formed this indie/rock band called The Pencil Necks which used to play at The Parish in Kirkgate, Huddersfield town centre."
But the point is, when a man is no longer able to protect all that is good, holy and American, when he's looking at giving an ungodly number of pep talks to bankers and other pencil necks, maybe a little pile of sawdust isn't so bad.
| Boston Sidecar, Pencil Necks and Palmes (Wednesday, December 27 at The Parish).
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