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Post by ruskin » Fri May 26, 2017 3:26 am

sodbuster2:46778 wrote:While watching THE VISION this morning, Doc Hennigan callee Mark a young Jackanapes. What in the world of TR is that?
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Re: Jackanapes

Post by ruskin » Fri May 26, 2017 3:45 am

Rhody:46782 wrote:
sodbuster2:46778 wrote:While watching THE VISION this morning, Doc Hennigan callee Mark a young Jackanapes. What in the world of TR is that?
I always thought he was saying jack of apes, but you spelled it correctly Sodbusters 2.

I looked it up and most definitions are derogatory but I did find one that said a mischievous child...Mark certainly was being that when Lucas specifically told him not to drink out of the barrel.
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Re: Jackanapes

Post by ruskin » Fri May 26, 2017 3:49 am

I originally posted: Sat Aug 10, 2013 11:57 pm

Here's what I got, similar to Rhody's...
jack·a·napes (jk-nps)
n.
1. A conceited or impudent person.
2. A mischievous child.
3. Archaic A monkey or an ape.
[From Middle English Jack Napis, nickname of William de la Pole, Fourth Earl and First Duke of Suffolk (1396-1450).]
Source - http://www.thefreedictionary.com/jackanapes
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Re: Jackanapes

Post by ruskin » Fri May 26, 2017 3:50 am

sodbuster2:46785 wrote:Thank you. I cheated on the spelling. I have to put the closed captioning on the screen because my hearing isn't what it used to be! The spelling isn't always right nor are the words but I. It's case it was. Yes, Mark was a mischievous child, I agree and that definition fits perfectly. Thanks, Rhody!
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Re: Jackanapes

Post by ruskin » Fri May 26, 2017 4:01 am

Just to add more to this, there is an existing post here,
viewtopic.php?f=144&t=2050
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