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.
posted on 12/01/2012 12:37:36 PM PST
(Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
posted on 12/02/2012 10:36:12 AM PST
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