David A. Daniel dad at POKERWIZ.COM
Wed Sep 22 15:43:16 UTC 2010

>(Appropos perhaps is a friend who applies the word to nitwits. I first
heard him do so
>in the early '80s but have never heard it from anyone else.)

Eggcorn or malaprop for dingbat, no doubt.

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