Posted by Gary on November 15, 2002
In Reply to: Re: Thick as a . . . posted by Bruce Kahl on November 15, 2002
: : : : : : Can somebody help me with the word thick-head...
: : : : : : Thanks in advance.
: : : : : : Ex:
: : : : : : if you're too thick-headed to understand that >>OR<< to grow your hair back, then I'm better off without you!
: : : : : Thick-Headed = Stubborn
: : : : Unless you're in the UK, where it means stupid.
: : : It means stupid in the US as well. Mule-headed would be stubborn.
: : Renowned worldwide for our subtlety and sensitivity, we Irish use 'Thick as a ditch' and 'Thick as two planks sideways' so as not to offend anyone.
: Hmmmmmmmm.......I stand/sit corrected!
: I checked m-w and thickheaded means lacking in intelligence, blockheaded, dense, doltish, dumb, hebetudinous,obtuse,stupid,thick-witted.
With lots of hebetude.