One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Having no ideas.‘is this a parody of how unidea'd and banally retentive a compiler can be?’
- ‘The illustrations are not quite satisfactory, especially the stodgy Margaret of the frontispiece, a fat-faced, flat-chested girl of the unidea'd variety, as unlike possible to the witching maiden of the text; but the format, as a whole, is most attractive.’
- ‘Watching a pair of trio upspeakers go at it, one thinks inevitably of Dr. Johnson's cruel, but in this case fitting, phrase, ‘wretched unidea'd girls.’’
- ‘Mallet headed, bored soccer mom housewives and their anorexic, bulimic, unidea'd moron daughters are one reason I moved to Japan.’
- ‘'No scandal-broth,' he exclaimed, 'No unidea'd woman's chatter for me.'’
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