Five charming words for fools & idiots
We all know the straightforward and downright crude words for fools and idiots. But language skills are required for creative put-down material that doesn’t resort to profanity. In honour of April Fool's Day, we’ve listed our top 5 alternative words for fools and idiots.
Meaning: “not of sound mind” from Latin “non compos mentis".
More information: http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/english/nincompoop
Meaning: A foolish and weak person
More information: http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/english/ninny
Meaning: a silly or foolish person
More information http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/english/nitwit
Meaning: A person who talks at great length without making much sense.
More information: http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/english/blatherskite
Meaning: A clumsy stupid person
More information: http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/english/lummox
Happy April Fool's Day!