Originally a short, loudmouthed Polish man (first name unknown). Buttinski
advice. As a matter of fact, it was rumored (rumoured?) that he was soon to be the royal
family's advisor. However, Buttinski
's advice soon went too far. In his first week on the job, he convinced Poland to join a war involving three
an countries. After Poland
loss innumerable soldies
in said war, Buttinski
told the royals that they made
a major mistake by joining the war. The queen blew up, demanding that Buttinski
be punished. After all, it was Buttinski
who recommended joining the war. The king, who was something of a whipping boy, listened
to his queen, and ordered Buttinski
After news of Buttinski
had spread throughout all of Europe, the nickname "Buttinski
" was used to imply that somebody's constant
butting in could lead
to their downfall. In those days, it was used as a warning.
However, as the 17th century began, Buttinski
became more of a sarcastic label. When
somebody would enter conversations without permission, they began to get called
"Buttinskis" (Buttinskies?). It was used basically to show
the meddling person that they were uninvited to a certain conversation.
The meaning is virtually the same nowadays, but friendlier. It still shows
the person that they butt in to conversations too often, but it doesn't mean that the person should leave.