Scot LaFaive scotlafaive at GMAIL.COM
Fri Mar 7 22:28:34 UTC 2008

I'd like to get other people's impressions on this adjective. Personally, I
use the word often but only when referring to inanimate objects, not people
or animals. It basically means "inane" or "idiotic" to me. I'm interested in
whether this adjective is becoming more an impersonal descriptor and if
others also have moved away from using it on people and animals.


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