Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Ignorance Pool

Fatuity (fa-tju-iti) noun: Smug stupidity. Utter foolishness. He showed fatuity as he answered question after question.
origin: first recorded use 1538. Archaic usage denoted imbecility or dementia.
Two different definitions. Similar, but different. I think "utter foolishness" can be forgivable. "Smug stupidity" is just irritating.
Paul told Timothy to, "study to show yourself approved unto God, a workman that need not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth." No pooling of ignorance or fatuity.

I think that sometimes the Hippie household dinner conversation borders on fatuity, what with all the knock-knock jokes being exchanged. Here is one that recently contributed to the fatuity at our table:

What did the green grape say to the purple grape? "Breathe, breathe."=)

Did you laugh?=)