If you were half as smart as you think you are, you’d be twice as smart as you really are.
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Now I know what Douglas Adams was talking about.
“A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.”
Ahh yes, “it’s better to be silent and thought a fool than to speak and remove all doubt”. A classic.
I think I saw this one here previously “You aren’t the biggest idiot in thel world but you better hope they don’t die”.
These euphemisms telling people they are stupid, will cut straight to the chase.
People from all around the world shared various ways to insult stupid people politely by using both modern ingenuity and old folk proverbs.
Saw two coworkers going about a task in the worst way I could imagine. I said "I believe if there was a harder way to do that you two would find it."
They didn't get it.
One of my personal favorites:
"They only got two brain cells and both of them are fighting for third place."
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