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Monday, 3 October 2011

Stuart's Daily Word Spot: Jackanapes


Jackanapes: noun - a tame ape or monkey; someone who displays qualities or behaviour associated with apes; a ridiculous upstart or impertinent person; a cheeky child.

'Johnson ran up to the boss, tweaked his nose and kissed him on his bald pate, acting like a jackanapes.'

Pic: Drovers' track in the Yorkshire Dales.
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