How about that for a word! Jack a napes, whoo wee that sure is a good one! Mom tells me "I just put your little brother Jack down for a nap."
Jack an the apes are a messin' around because Tarzan is visitin'.
Just a playin' around, you don't mind do you? Sometimes I get me mind a goin' and lord have mercy, the things that flash thru me brain, well they're thoughts of many different colors that's for sure.
JACKANAPES An impertinent person, WHAT?
A tame monkey, WHAT?
An impertinent, presumptuous person especially a young man; whippersnapper. WHAT?
Synonyms, spoiled child, punk, rascal, devil.
So a jackanapes is an important person. No, no, no, that is not right, IMPERTINENT person.
IMPERTINENT means, not showing proper respect; rude.
Not pertinent to a particular matter; irrelevant.
PRESUMPTUOUS, ( of a person or their behavior ) failing to observe the limits of what is permitted or appropriate. "I hope I won't be considered presumptuous if I offer some advise."
Gosh darn it, I have no idee of where this post is taking me, I'mma, gonna, ride the wave!! Yee-haw!
WHIPPERSNAPPER, I love that word! Why, don't rightly know. I heard that word as a child, lets see what in tarnation it means.
I think it's a large snapping turtle, I'll use it in a sentence and see what you think, or not!
Ray Earl Bob Jr. said "There be a heap of them prehistoric whippersnapper turtles in the swamp, one done went and took off one of me fingers!"
I remember, when I was but a wee lad, my daddy told me, "sonny boy, your mother tells me you been bad today, go get me a switch off the whippersnapper tree, to whip your bottom!" So I did but before he whipped my butt, I got the flimsiest branch off the whippersnapper tree, I took it to him and he laughed so hard, he could not whip me.
NOW BACK TO WHEREVER THIS POST IS GOING!!!
WHIPPPERSNAPPER, a young and inexperienced person considered to be presumptuous or overconfident.
Synonyms, upstart, stripling, pipsqueak, squirt, I love all these words.
I think there was a writer, Rudyard Stripling wasn't there? Just funning with ya, it was Rudyard Kipling!
BEEN A HEAP O FUN, THIS POST DID NOT GO ANYWHERE BUT HEY WHO CARES!!!