wondered how long it would take the dunderheads at the head office to screw things up
Recent Examples on the WebThe story’s hero, Nat (no last name given) is a classic le Carré character, a skilled mid-level field operative in the secret British intelligence services who is underappreciated and sometimes abused by the dunderheads above him.
Richard Lipez, Washington Post, 17 Oct. 2019
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