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You or your parents?
I didn't realise the second half of that subject line was still there.
Ignore everything after the first question mark please.
I don't understand.
So the answer to my question "Who's more intelligent? You or your parents?" is my Mum?
Go to the bottom of the class.
I can't tell whether you're winding me up or you're Pocket Mouse's brother.
I thought it was such an obvious joke that I'd be facetious in response.
Nevemind, when we're forced to break rocks on the same chain gang we will become the best of friends. Indeed, in Act 3 you save my life.
they are both DrScagdens.
Does this mean that they are more intelligent than me? Hmmmmm?
Suppose I might be, but he is more wise.
Like a modern day Confucius?
Or does he just tell you not to climb electricity pylons or drink bleach?
Stopped me drinking bleach whilst scaling a pylon a lot when I was young. His wisdom never stays with me...
my parents are religious.
my mum doesn't know what a "pugilist" or "autodidact" is! lol @ her!
my dad probably has had a better working career than I could ever hope to have.
she thinks it's "more clever"
what a fool!
And why can't you do it too?
Is you too lazy? Or not tall enough?
and then went into all sorts of other things.
I don't have the inclination nor am I scientifically enough minded to follow in his footsteps, all those genes went to my brother by the looks of things.
but whether I'm actually more intelligent than my parents is another matter.
If they don't know either then it's probably a draw.
on a correct English usage course, everyone at my mam's work is being sent on one.
but probably not my dad. I like to pretend I am intelligent by having a degree, but my dad is definitely more intelligent.
For the record I think I trounce my folks in the intellect department despite my inability to post a thread properly.
I had a theory that most people would think themselves more intelligent than their parents but I don't think it's borne out so far.
I'll never be as clever as her
so I think they win. I think my dad has a diploma as well. I suck.
It's interesting how people seem to think intelligence can be simply measured in degrees and the amount of knowledge you can recall. There are other aspects such as emotional and spatial intelligence.