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- ‘Most of the British generals were either boneheaded, or brutes, or both.’
- ‘Being boneheaded is not something to strive for.’
- ‘If I knew he was boneheaded enough to act on it, I never would have made that joke.’
- ‘But I am saying that our anti-communism was often boneheaded and dangerous.’
- ‘So no matter how boneheaded an incompetent manager I am, my department is 100% guaranteed to be profitable as long as I'm good at keeping my receipts?’
- ‘Our boneheaded entertainment products are probably the biggest part of the problem.’
- ‘I think I now fit into both camps as I'm pretty sure I will be similarly boneheaded in the future.’
- ‘Imagine endorsing a sentiment as boneheaded as that!’
- ‘How stupid do you have to be to make the same boneheaded, hey-look-at-me play twice?’
- ‘Sadly, though, boneheaded sexism is on the rise throughout the rock scene.’
- ‘First there were the utterly boneheaded proposals to move large chunks of the Ashford work to Chertsey.’
- ‘Yesterday we said that we're now in the unenviable position of having to climb down from the consequences of our own boneheaded policies.’
- ‘But, more importantly, boneheaded statements tend to beget more boneheaded statements.’
- ‘Someone on the park staff, for some still undetermined boneheaded reason, decided to dye all of the park's monkeys various colours of the rainbow.’
- ‘So it seems there's room for improved viewership so long as boneheaded moves in the scheduling department can be avoided.’
- ‘You both want to admit your feelings but are just too boneheaded to do so.’
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