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    Question Proof as a suffix

    Proof is a suffix that combines with nouns to form ajectives meaning something that can resist the damage or difficulty caused by that noun.

    What does "idot-proof instructions"?
    Does it mean very detailed and easy-peasy instructions that even a dim person would easily understand?

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    Re: Proof as a suffix

    Quote Originally Posted by aous02 View Post
    Proof is a suffix that combines with nouns to form ajectives meaning something that can resist the damage or difficulty caused by that noun.

    What does "idot-proof instructions"?
    Does it mean very detailed and easy-peasy instructions that even a dim person would easily understand?
    Exactly so.

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