dunce


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(1.) The term "dunce" originated in the Middle Ages with the followers of Thomas Aquinas, who attacked and ridiculed philosophers and theologians influenced by John Dun Scotus.
Senior Men (2.2-mile Relay): 1 Morpeth (K Hedley 10:58, K Taylor 11:11, S Hancox 11:27, L Timmins 11:02, I Harding 10:59, T Straughan 11:00) 66:37; 2 Tyne Bridge (M Hedley 11:24, C Smith 11:14, T Charlton 11:11, L Gifford 11:53, J Dunce 11:15, S Morley 11:34) 68:31; 3 New Marske (D Shaw 10:39, S Garratt 11:56; D Newton 11:24, A Pearson 12:20, M Murray 12:47, L Gamble-Thompson 10:48) 69:54; 4 Jarrow and Hebburn 70:27; 5 Gateshead 70:43; 6 Sunderland 71:16; 7 North Shields Poly 71:33; 8 Durham City 71:51; 9 Richmond and Zetland 72:29; 10 Wallsend 73:24.
Fenwick pulled away on the second circuit opening up a 24secs gap over Dunce at the finish.
Lord bless 'em all, and the dunce caps they rode in on!
I think it is the dunce's cap again for the Conservative candidate.
In the weird and wonderful world of Quahog, Peter's pet pooch Brian does all right by the ladies, so it's hard to imagine that loveable dunce Cleveland would appear to be more of a catch than our pontificating fourlegged friend.
A tip of the dunce cap goes to Brockton District Court Clerk Magistrate Kevin Creedon, who last week presided over a deal permitting R&B singer Bobby Brown to sidestep cocaine possession charges in return for mentoring the city's youth for a year.
If only they would wait their turn, he's deaf but not a dunce,
Just like the mum who is convinced her little angel makes child prodigy Ruth Lawrence look a bit of a dunce, so cat owners believe their moggies are Einstein with paws.
Participants were forced to don dunce caps and endure other humiliating punishments when they committed such infractions as speaking to the teacher without first being spoken to.
In the other, sloppy teaching is enhanced by the non-consensual public exclamation of numerical dunce caps.
There is a double for Pat Eddery when Hard April (Peter Walwyn) is too strong for The Dunce (Bernard van Cutsem/Willie Carson) in the 10-furlong maiden at closing, and St Ives (Walter Wharton) beats Superior Sam (Doug Smith/Terry McKeown) in the handicap over the same trip.
The disjunction between gallery refinement and naked dunce, exacerbated by several comical little lights and candles and by the slathered-on paint, produced a conflicted rhetoric of styles.
The sots, wearing the traditional short jacket, tights, bells, and dunce cap of the fool, also introduced acrobatics and farcical humor into the sketches.