Thursday, February 9, 2012

Why don’t we?

Today marks the beginning of a new series of questions I ask myself.  Send me questions that you ask yourself and see how long I can ramble on about them. 

Yesterday as I was thinking of someone, the word “nincompoop” came to mind.  What a great word, nincompoop.  I mean who doesn’t like saying nincompoop?  It sounds a little bit risqué with the p--p at the end, but it is a perfectly acceptable word to use. It’s a way nicer word than, say, “jerk” or “loser”, and by saying the word nincompoop, you automatically add colloquial value points to your everyday vocabulary.

Why do we not use this word anymore? describes a nincompoop as “a foolish or stupid person” . I know some of those, don’t you?  So, join me in my new nincompoop campaign.  I vow to say nincompoop at least once a day for the next 7 days.  Maybe by then, it will become a valuable diamond in my dialect.

How about you?  Don’t be a nincompoop, try something new!  (If you didn’t notice, that rhymed—I mean the you/new part.)



The way of a nincompoop seems right to him,
   but a wise man listens to advice.

Proverbs 12:15 TRV (Tori’s Revised Version)

1 comment:

  1. The question I pondered yesterday: Why, in this world of high-tech efficiency, is the US Postal Service still hiring people to drive their cars around and put mail in everyone's mailboxes? I drove behind a mail carrier and the whole thing seemed so slow and out-dated. I don't have a solution though! Any thoughts, my friend...?