Posted in Humour

ways in which some people try to impress others

Here ar some ways people try to appear more intelligent than they really are in order to impress others, I would add incessant name dropping to the list and using unneccesarily long words, over-complicated sentences,  management speak or trendy buzzwords constantly – They have a place to express things but using them constantly is a bit wearing

  • Saying you prefer opera or classical music to pop music
  • Saying you don’t like football
  • Repeating someone else’s joke as your own
  • Going to an art gallery and posting about it
  • Listening to classical music in front of others
  • Reading a ‘serious’ tome on the beach
  • Re-tweeting a clever tweet
  • Talking loudly about politics in front of others
  • Reading an intellectual magazine on public transport
  • Sharing an academic article on Facebook
  • Pretending to know about wine
  • Wearing glasses with clear lenses
  • Mentioning an opera you’d seen
  • Pretending to like jazz
  • Tagging yourself at an exhibition
  • Referencing a Booker Prizewinning novel

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