yahoo (was: 'Top Words from 2007'...)

James Smith jsmithjamessmith at YAHOO.COM
Tue Apr 1 17:39:09 UTC 2008

I frequently use "yahoo" to describe stupid, or at
least clueless, people.

> > I've never heard anyone called a "yahoo".  It's
> rare.  It's mostly a happy interjection!  Why would
> a website call themselves "yahoo" if the meaning
> usually stood for "crass boorish or stupid?.

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