Date: Thu, 30 Nov 1995 08:57:41 -0800
From: Allen Maberry maberry[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]U.WASHINGTON.EDU
Subject: Re: -head
Didn't one of the villains in Capt. America refer to the hero as "Winghead"?
Several years ago I started hearing "doughhead" for an exceptionally stupid
or inept person.
maberry[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]u.washington.edu
On Thu, 30 Nov 1995, Jim McCulloch wrote:
How about "wirehead," a computer hardware wizard, and "propellerhead," a
computer nerd? Both words are in the Jargon File (aka Hacker's Dictionary)
along with the term "zipperhead" for a close-minded person.