TIL “Nimrod” was a biblical figure known for being an mighty hunter. In old Looney Tunes cartoons Daffy Duck makes fun of Elmer Fudd by calling him a “nimrod”. The sarcasm was lost on children leading so many to believe it meant an inept person, that the new meaning has been added to the dictionary.

Read more: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nimrod#Idiom

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