Here’s an exchange that recently transpired:

Labmate: Are you rooting for the Rockies in the playoffs?
Our Hero: Yes. They’re the most innocuous team left.
Labmate: Innocuous?

That’s a prompt for some learning action. Here’s the entry from Webster:

1 : producing no injury
2 : not likely to give offense or to arouse strong feelings or hostility

That #2 definition perfectly describes the Rockies.

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