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pinhead

slang An ignorant, foolish, or naïve person; an idiot. That pinhead couldn't manage his own sock drawer, let alone a huge project like this! You'd have a job by now if you weren't such a pinhead!
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There are a lot of female pinheads, but it's not exclusive like lesbian sex or ladies' races.
Wigan's other pieces include Superman and the World Cup on pinheads.
I guess the pinheads forgot that the last couple times France approved our use of violence was when their pals the Germans were "touring" Paris dressed in feldgrau, with accessories by Mauser.
She surrounded herself with her own family of "freaks," society's outsiders, whom she deeply identified with - contortionists, Siamese twins, hermaphrodites, pinheads - and made astoundingly accurate renditions of her heroines (Candy Darling, Edie Sedgwick, Diana Vreeland, Teri Toye, and Divine).
In most institutions of social life - your job, your family, your basketball team - proposing a Great Scheme puts the idea's creator on the spot: If the thing works, you're a hero; if it's a bust, you're a pinhead. Heroes enjoy perks which pinheads do not.
And I'm as disgusted as Newsweek by the nightly appearance of two monosyllabic pinheads primarily concerned with blowing up animals and passing gas.
Celebrating becoming a multi-millionaire, the 50-year-old ex-labourer beamed: "All the hard work has paid off." His mini-sculptures, on pinheads and in eyes of needles, were made using magnifying equipment and will go on public display.
But Chairman Gates has the software that can turn your personal future into a smooth ride, where "customized information is a natural extension of the tailored consultation capabilities of the highway." This is a one-inch-thick designer future written for pinheads. It is both our fortune and our misfortune that the future, like the present, is far more novel, disordered, and horrible than this massively overpaid, prosaic engineer can even begin to comprehend.
An important part of carnivals was the freak show, an assortment of real and contrived physical oddities: pinheads, fat people, bearded ladies.
I may have had to go through a lot of hassle, writing and faxing letters, but at least I know that the pinheads who steal these things understand that pinching a Kenwood Mask is an utterly pointless exercise.
(The costumes are fabulous: drummer David Grohl's short-hair wig looks like it's made out of carpet remnant.) As they dribble out the song, they change into pinheads in dresses, trashing the set and the music, then back again.
I thought of him earlier this week, on Burns' Night, when a Scottish friend who'd offered to "cook dinner for the invalid" carried in a haggis, that grotesque affair involving a sheep's stomach stuffed with diced heart and lungs (the lung tubers were still visible), mixed with pinhead oatmeal and eaten primarily by aristocratic English pinheads who pretend to be Scottish.