dumber than a door-nail

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Someone who is just stupid, and doesn't even know what doornail means anyway so isn't really insulted by the term anyway.
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In my youth, it was common to hear references to individuals as to their supposed or proclaimed mental or emotional deficiencies.

Submitted by WerterBuch on October 10, 2015

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plus bête qu'un clou

מטומטם מאשר מסמר

тупее, чем дверной гвоздь

دروازے کی کیل سے زیادہ ڈمبر

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