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What is the origin of the word nincompoop?

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2008-03-20 16:06:11
2008-03-20 16:06:11

what is the origin of the word nincompoop or ninkumpoop

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Your A nincompoop for asking this question,nincompoop.

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The word, "Nincompoop" is a very old one. It is known to have existed in the early 1600s, and may be older than that. No one knows for sure where the word came from. One guess is that "Nincompoop" comes from the Dutch, "Nicht om poep", or "sister of a fool". There is no proof of this, though.

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dutanie.... its an old fashion version

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Your brother is a nincompoop!

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Way to cut the line, nincompoop!


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