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  • A deaf husband and a blind wife are always a happy couple
  • A fool and his money are soon parted ( meaning and origin of this phrase )
  • A man who is his own lawyer has a fool for a client ( meaning and origin of this phrase )
  • Act the fool
  • All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy
  • April fool ( meaning and origin of this phrase )
  • As deaf as a adder
  • As deaf as a post
  • As dull as ditchwater
  • As dumb as a box of rocks
  • As thick as two short planks
  • Better to remain silent and be thought a fool that to speak and remove all doubt
  • Brain dead
  • Bubble brained
  • Busy old fool, unruly sun ( from a poem by John Donne )
  • Crazy fool ( A catchphrase from The A-Team )
  • Daily grind ( the daily routine of a dull or boring job )
  • Dead from the neck up
  • Dialogue of the deaf
  • Doesn't know his arse from a hole in the ground
  • Doesn't know his arse from his elbow
  • Dumb And Dumber ( Jim Carrey movie )
  • Dumb bunny
  • Dumb cluck
  • Dumb dora
  • Dumbing down
  • Fall on deaf ears
  • Fool around
  • Fool me once, shame on you, fool me twice, shame on me
  • Fool's errand
  • Fool's gold ( a brassy yellow mineral that the inexperienced prospector may mistake for gold )
  • Fool's paradise ( meaning and origin of this phrase )
  • Get stupid
  • Half a bubble off plumb
  • Hare brained
  • Hit by the stupid stick
  • I pity the fool ( A catchphrase from The A-Team )
  • I'm with stupid
  • Idiot Wind ( Bob Dylan song )
  • Idiot board
  • Idiot box
  • Idiot proof
  • It is better to remain silent at the risk of being thought a fool, than to talk and remove all doubt of it ( Maurice Switzer quotation )
  • It isn't nice to fool mother nature
  • It takes 40 dumb animals to make a fur coat, but only one to wear it
  • It's the economy stupid ( Political slogan )
  • Joe Six Pack
  • Keep it simple stupid
  • Keep mum, she's not so dumb ( WWII slogan )
  • Lost the plot
  • Lost your marbles
  • Low brow
  • Make a complete fool of yourself
  • Make a fool of yourself
  • More fool you
  • Mouth breather
  • Mute witness
  • Mutt and Jeff ( Cockney rhyming slang for deaf )
  • Never a dull moment
  • No-brainer
  • Nobody's fool
  • Not all there
  • Not dealing from a full deck
  • Not playing with a full deck
  • Not the full shilling
  • Not the sharpest knife in the drawer
  • Only half there
  • Our dumb chums
  • Out to lunch
  • Pig ignorant
  • Play the fool
  • Played for a fool
  • Pond scum
  • Shit for brains
  • Shut up, fool. ( A catchphrase from The A-Team )
  • Slack-jawed yokel
  • Soft in the head
  • Somethin' Stupid ( Frank Sinatra song )
  • Stupid is as stupid does
  • Terminally stupid
  • The Fool On The Hill ( The Beatles song )
  • The Smartest Dumbbell in the History of Show Business ( Nickname of comedienne Gracie Allen )
  • The Wisest Fool In Christendom ( Nickname of King James I )
  • The lights are on but there's no one at home
  • The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid ( Jane Austen quotation )
  • There's no fool like an old fool
  • There's none so deaf as they that will not hear
  • To call you stupid would be an insult to stupid people! ( line from the movie A Fish Called Wanda )
  • Tone deaf
  • Two bricks short of a load
  • Two sandwiches short of a picnic
  • Very interesting, but stupid ( A catchphrase from Rowan and Martin's Laugh In )
  • Village idiot
  • Waste of space
  • You stupid boy! ( A catchphrase from Dad's Army )

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