And on Tuesday, admissions director Mae Brown apologized for the goof, calling it an “administrative error.”
“She sort of plays the goof a little bit and he plays off her,” says Clemente.
Preceding Die Antwoord, Lakers star Ron Artest joined Kimmel, and demonstrated how to do a hoax, or an act, or a goof, badly.
What kind of psionic force would it take to make so many people in the United States goof up the way they were doing?
He didnt know which way to turn, because he didnt know which way the goof was going to pull up.
Or was p. 39 this all goof ball sentiment in his own mind, to make himself feel real modest?
It was the external field around the hull that had decided to goof off this time.
1916, American English, "stupid person," perhaps a variant of English dialect goff "foolish clown" (1869), from 16c. goffe, probably from Middle French goffe "awkward, stupid," of uncertain origin. Or English goffe may be from Middle English goffen "speak in a frivolous manner," possibly from Old English gegaf "buffoonery," and gaffetung "scolding." Sense of "a blunder" is c.1954, probably influenced by gaffe.
"waste time," 1932; "make a mistake," 1941, from goof (n.). Goof off "loaf" is also from 1941. Related: Goofed; goofing.
[fr British dialect goof, goff, ''fool'']