Originally Posted by Charles Wahl
I think the word is puerile, from top to bottom.
alright, i bit:
Pu"er*ile\, a. [L. puerilis, fr. puer a child, a boy: cf. F. pu['e]ril.] Boyish; childish; trifling; silly.
The French have been notorious through generations for their puerile affectation of Roman forms, models, and historic precedents. --De Quincey.
Syn: Youthful; boyish; juvenile; childish; trifling; weak. See Youthful.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc."
I had to put this in because of the French reference