nerk


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nerk

(nɜːk)
n
a fool, idiot, or insignificant person
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Plaques are also going up at the Brighton venue where Abba won Eurovision in 1974, the Manchester flats where Factory Records were founded and the Berkshire pub where John Lennon and Paul McCartney played their only concert as The Nerk Twins - in front of three people.
The Brighton venue where Abba won the Eurovision Song Contest in 1974, and the Fox And Hounds pub in Caversham, Berkshire, where John Lennon and Paul McCartney played their only gig as The Nerk Twins - said to be in front of an audience of just three people - are also on the list.
JEREMY Corbyn is unelectable not because he is Labour's most left-wing leader since Michael Foot but because he is a charmless nerk.
YESTERDAY'S SOLUTION: akin; asker; inker; kaiser; kepi; kern; kina; kinase; kirpan; knap; knar; kris; naker; napkin; nark; nerk; park; parkin; peak; pekan; perk; pika; pike; piker; pink; pinker; prank; prink; rake; raki; rank; rink; risk; sake; saker; saki; sank; sark; sika; sink; sinker; skarn; skean; skein; skep; skier; skin; skinner; skip; snake; snakier; snark; sneak; spake; spank; spanker; spark; speak; spike; SPINNAKER.
YESTERDAY'S SOLUTION: airer; airman; arak; arame; area; arena; aria; earmark; earn; emir; inker; kara; karma; karri; kern; kerria; knar; maar; maker; mankier; mare; marina; marine; mariner; mark; marker; merkin; miner; mire; mirk; naira; naker; nark; narkier; near; nerk; rain; RAINMAKER; rake; raker; raki; ramekin; ramie; ramin; rani; rank; ranker; rare; ream; rear; rearm; rein; remain; remark; reran; rime; rink.
(21) Also on the 30th, a transport in Tanaka's force sent a message, "At 1130 this ship's communication unit intercepted enemy submarine's urgent message to Midway with call sign NERK. Frequency 12,795 kc.
While I hold no brief for the charmless nerk, it does appear that he's already been found guilty by 'You Tube', and that the case before the FA is merely an appeal.