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Throttlebottom

[throt-l-bot-uh m] /ˈθrɒt lˌbɒt əm/
noun, (sometimes lowercase)
1.
a harmless incompetent in public office.
Origin
after Alexander Throttlebottom, character in Of Thee I Sing (1932), musical comedy by George S. Kaufman and Morris Ryskind
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