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Word of the Day 04/09/17

Throttlebottom (noun)
Throttlebottom [throt-l-bot-uh m]


noun, (sometimes lowercase)
1. a harmless incompetent in public office.


Origin: after Alexander Throttlebottom, character in Of Thee I Sing (1932), musical comedy by George S. Kaufman and Morris Ryskind

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