From: Savageduck <savageduck1@{REMOVESPAM}me.com>
Subject: Re: OT, kinda, video
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On Oct 28, 2017, PeterN wrote
(in article<ot3gim12qfi@news4.newsguy.com>):

> On 10/27/2017 11:25 PM, Savageduck wrote:
> > On Oct 27, 2017, nospam wrote
> > (in article<271020172318287476%nospam@nospam.invalid>):
> >
> > > In article<6hs7vc581t86gj8v8g412fihnd5m54losm@4ax.com>, Eric Stevens
> > ><eric.stevens@sum.co.nz>  wrote:
> > >
> > > > > > > > It looks as though a giant wall is about to descend on the ball
> > > > > > > > carrier.
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > no it doesn't.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > What do you think those guys are doing in the left of the photograph?
> > > > >
> > > > > playing football.
> > > > >
> > > > > the wall is in the background, unaffected by those guys or anyone else
> > > > > for that matter.
> > > >
> > > > Duh!
> > > >
> > > > The wall that is about to descend is composed of the players on the
> > > > left of the image. The game is Rugby.
> > >
> > > that's not a wall.
> >
> > It is a figurative wall much like a gridiron scrimmage line could be
> > considered a figurative wall, not a literal brick wall.
> > You are being a bit too obtuse in pressing your POV.
>
> Is obtuse the correct word?

Obtuse is the perfect word for this individual.

OBTUSE əbˈt(y)o͞osäbˈt(y)o͞os

adjective
1 annoyingly insensitive or slow to understand: he wondered if the doctor was 
being deliberately obtuse.
•difficult to understand: some of the lyrics are a bit obtuse.

ORIGIN

late Middle English(in the sense ‘blunt’): from Latin obtusus, past 
participle of obtundere ‘beat against’.

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Regards,
Savageduck