Hi Chris,

Chris Withers wrote:
>>> numpty.
>>
>> That is /such/ a great word!
> 
> My thanks to Tim Penhey for re-introducing me to it :-)
> 

First said to me by a distressed Scots techie - "Is that guy a numpty,
or what?", and I hear it in my head in a Scots accent to this day.

UrbanDictionary.com has great examples, and tells us that it is indeed
Scots...


-- 

Regards,

PhilK

"Human language continually changes, innit."
- Stephen Juan
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