NINNYHAMMER

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Sorry James but I couldn't resist.  A ninnyhammer is a term for a fool or a simpleton.  The word first appeared in the sixteenth century,  Although its origin isn't very clear.  The experts guess  that it is a combination of ninny and hammer head.

So, as James would say, do you know any ninnyhammers?

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Rainmaker
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David Burrows
No Pressure, Just Seriously Devoted to Real Estate
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Ninnyhammer is something of a new term for me. Thanks for the post...

May 04, 2012 04:00 AM
Rainmaker
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James Dray
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Wise Custom Realty

Morning Conrad now we're talking my man love to expand my vocabulary.  Sad to say I do know some and see them almost everyday.

May 04, 2012 04:03 AM
Rainmaker
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Wallace S. Gibson, CPM
LandlordWhisperer
Gibson Management Group, Ltd.

I may have heard Bill O'Reilly say it one time; however, I still like Elle Woods use of the term "butthead" in Legally Blond

May 04, 2012 04:03 AM
Rainmaker
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Clint Mckie
Desert Sun Home, Comm. Inspection 1-575-706-5586
Desert Sun Home, commercial Inspections

Hello Conrad,

How in the world are we supposed to use this word? If we did the person you called this to would probably end up suing you .LOL

No matter where it came from I like it. Kinda like being called a "dipstick".

Have a great day in Massachusetts.

Best, Clint McKie

May 04, 2012 04:10 AM
Rainmaker
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Jeanne & Ralph Janisch ABR CRS Brokers
Selling Durango CO homes to good people like you!
The Durango Home Team at Keller Williams Southwest Associates

And I thought it was a description for our current Congress!!

May 04, 2012 04:16 AM
Rainmaker
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Conrad Allen
Webster, Ma, Realtor
Re/Max Professional Associates

Your welcome David.

Me too James.

Bill did use the word Wallace.  Good memory.

Dipstick is a great description Clint.

It is Jeanne and Ralph.  Good pick up.

May 04, 2012 04:19 AM
Rainmaker
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Barbara Todaro
"New Franklin MA Homes"
RE/MAX Executive Realty

Good morning, Conrad.....that word should be added to all real estate terminology books..... I can think of many who fit perfectly with this word.

May 04, 2012 04:42 AM
Rainmaker
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Conrad Allen
Webster, Ma, Realtor
Re/Max Professional Associates

I can think of several Barbara.

May 04, 2012 06:06 AM
Rainmaker
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Rob D. Shepherd
Principal Broker ABR, GRI
Coldwell Banker Coast

I can hardly wait to use this in the office meeting!

May 04, 2012 06:44 AM
Rainmaker
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Rob Thomas
Bristol TN-VA & Tri Cities Agent, ABR, GRI, e-Pro
Prestige Homes of The Tri Cities, Inc. CALL....423-341-6954
Conrad ...I'm with Wallace ...I thing I heard Bill O'Reilly say it ....have a great day in MA!
May 04, 2012 07:34 AM
Rainmaker
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Lisa Von Domek
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Lisa Von Domek & Associates LLC, Real Estate Broker/Associate with Real Living Real Estate Group www.LisaVon.com

Good morning Conrad,

Thank you, I love this word and have heard it before...I just keep hoping I won't slip and say it directly to anyone.  Some days are harder than others!

May 04, 2012 07:38 AM
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Conrad Allen
Webster, Ma, Realtor
Re/Max Professional Associates

Good luck Rob.

You too Rob.

If you use it Lisa no one will know what it means:)

May 04, 2012 11:55 AM
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