The reason why I hate when people do that is because somehow, I feel like they don't think that highly of themselves. Genius doesn't mean anything. Hard work, and determination however, does.
Only if I fool them really well.
Alas, only when being sarcastic.
I'm American, what do you think? :/
Some used to and I was damned sick of it . . . as if intelligence somehow could translate to social abilities, that intelligence could save you from being ignorant in areas of life that people take for granted.
Yes, they did, and if I could line them all up and char them with a flamethrower, that could not make up for one hundreths of the hate I have for that word.
Sadly, the ones that know me do, though I do my best to ignore it, my IQ is 163
Oh, all the time. They use 'brilliant' even more. Hahaha
Not a problem I have there Nimbs
They never do so yes