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Old 15 September 2014, 04:30 AM
Elkhound Elkhound is offline
 
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The "Great Magoo" cite may refer to the man 'hunting' the girl he's in love with. In Schubert's "Die Schone Mullerein", the young miller calls the dimwitted but handsome huntsman who dazzles the girl, 'Nimrod', but obviously in the context that refers to his hunting prowess. But perhaps this indicates a general cultural shift to thinking that guys devoted greatly to hunting aren't very bright?
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