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I Have Been Called Very Wise

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    All My Life

    Ha, have I got them fooled! Nothing like bumbling through life. When I was in the sixth grade there was a girl that I liked. Our class was sponsoring a cribbage contest, with the sixth graders mentoring the fourth graders to learn to play. Long story short, this girl signed up to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 30, 2009

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    Foolish To Assert

    some time in my life.. and arrogantly accepted it.   i know how foolish i am to assert it..
    dazzlingeyes dazzlingeyes 18-21, F May 11, 2010

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    I Have Been

    I have been called wise so many times, but It's really not true. I don't know as much as some think I do and even less than they realize. They insist, though, on saying I am. I am only as knowledgeable as my experiences and even so, perhaps someone else has found a better way...
    theredlady theredlady 41-45, F 24 Responses May 11, 2010

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    Well, Yes I Have

    I always smile and thank the person graciously. They don't have to know that any wisdom I have gained has been earned, one hard-won tear at a time.  To get where I am, I've fought and screamed and bled.My wisdom is a distillation of fear, despair, struggle...and hope.And yet I...
    Plaid Plaid 31-35, F Jun 21, 2012

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    I Have Been Called Very Wise

    I have been called very wise.  I however don't think I'm so wise.  I don't answer much of the questions right that are on Jeopardy. So therefore I don't watch it very often.  However watching Are You better than a 5th grader? I get most the questions right  except for history...
    aquarius3 aquarius3 61-65 Jan 26, 2012

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    Often,

    although i have been called dumb as a box of rocks a few as well
    BurntCrispy BurntCrispy 36-40 Dec 8, 2011

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