popinjay

This was March 30, 2010 Word of the Day:

popinjay \POP-in-jay\ , noun;
1. A vain and talkative person.


Origin:
Popinjay is from Middle English papejaypopingay, meaning “parrot,” from Old French papegai, deriving ultimately from Arabic babagha.
The sketch is based on the origin of popinjay. I am beginning to like that word, popinjay.

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