Wednesday, 11 December 2013

Big Eejits

This post was hiding in my filesI wonder what happened the day I wrote this?   Now I feel like a right eejit!

noun: eejit; plural noun: eejits

"Don't stand there like a gormless eejit!"

ˈiːdʒɪt/   (does this help?)
noun informa

 The Literary Eejit

This is probably the most famous eejit.  It's in practically every bookshop and translated into I don't know how many languages.  Judging from the cover, we're pretty sure there's a big eejit in the story.

The Google eejits
The bumper sticker eejit


Apparently there's even a
Turkish translation for "eejit"

And my favourite eejit of all time.  Right so.

Suppose you were an eejit, and suppose you were a member of Congress; but I repeat myself
Mark Twain

Any eejit can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out.
Anton Chekhov

The guy who invented the first wheel was an eejit. 
The guy who invented the other three, he was a genius.
Sid Caesar 

I guess that's it for eejits.  Anything else?  Nope.  That's it.


  1. oldsputnick12/14/2013

    Nice one Susan. I had forgotten about the twain gag.

  2. I am very familiar with the term but perhaps that is because I am Irish and am surrounded by relatives that are eejits. Sad but true.

  3. Ah we all have big eejits in the family. At least that's what they tell me :)

  4. Twain was pretty funny - but Father Ted was even funnier. Before "Ted" I had never heard of eejits. Time to watch the series again!