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**These phrases, brought together, seem to indicate that he was a prominent military leader respected by neighboring peoples.**
1 posted on 12/01/2012 12:29:12 PM PST by Salvation
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2 posted on 12/01/2012 12:32:35 PM PST by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: Salvation

Back in the 50s and 60s a nimrod was a hunter.

Due to, I believe, a bugs bunny cartoon. The term was altered to mean an idiot or moron as bugs called Elmer Fudd a nimrod sarcastically (elmer being a hunter and a jerk) and the term nimrod stuck as meaning a jerk.

Just my observation.


3 posted on 12/01/2012 12:37:36 PM PST by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: Salvation

Back in the 50s and 60s a nimrod was a hunter.

Due to, I believe, a bugs bunny cartoon. The term was altered to mean an idiot or moron as bugs called Elmer Fudd a nimrod sarcastically (elmer being a hunter and a jerk) and the term nimrod stuck as meaning a jerk.

Just my observation.


4 posted on 12/01/2012 12:37:36 PM PST by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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