“Melissa the twerp”Not everyone who writes or calls into Car Talk loves Car Talk.
Naturally, they invited her on to co-host on November 5, 1994, an episode later titled, “Melissa the twerp.”
Any man can find a twerp here and there who will go along with cheating, and it doesn't take all that much manhood.
of unknown origin; the "Dictionary of American Slang" gives a first reference of 1874 (but without citation), which, if correct, would rule out the usual theory that it is from the proper name of T.W. Earp, a student at Oxford c.1911, who kindled wrath "in the hearts of the rugger-playing stalwarts at Oxford, when he was president of the Union, by being the last, most charming, and wittiest of the 'decadents.' " [Rawson]