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Jul 15, 2015
This week’s theme
Words to describe people

This week’s words
longhair
blackleg
double-dome
white-livered
dittohead

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with Anu Garg

double-dome

PRONUNCIATION:
(DUHB-uhl-dohm)

MEANING:
noun: An intellectual.

ETYMOLOGY:
From double + dome (slang for head). Earliest documented use: 1938.

USAGE:
“George has the double-dome’s knack for using twice as many words as necessary to express simple concepts.”
Nick Pinkerton; Most Important Election of Their Lifetime; Village Voice (New York); Oct 15, 2008.

A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:
Choose only one master -- Nature. -Rembrandt, painter and etcher (15 Jul 1606-1669)

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