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Why must you be so arrogant?

by Hannahmo on November 4, 2012   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

I was talking to this one kid in my advanced global class who can only be described as a walking thesaurus. While I was talking to him, he used a word I didn't know. He saw I was confused and asked, "Do you really not know what that word means?" I told him that I've never heard that word before and he just laughed at me. What an arrogant boy he is.


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