There is a well-known scene on Parks and Recreation where Ron Swanson describes his coworker Jerry thusly: “A schlemiel is the guy who spills soup at a fancy party. A schlamazel is the guy he spills it on. Jerry is both the schlemiel and the schlamazel.”
Milhouse, too, is both the schlemiel and the schlamazel. Even his best friend’s dad refers to him as “that little weiner kid.”
A new TV ad for The Open University that has taken up many hours of my life.
This is the 90s version—if you’re in the UK, look out for the 30s, 40s and 60s versions on a TV near you soon. And the VoD versions. Then the radio ads. And in between, the promoted and organic social stuff.