Today, my philosophy teacher asked me about my parents. I replied that my mum was a cleaner and my dad was a bus driver. In an astonished voice, she said, "But, you're clever..." FML

by lamb-chop / 12/02/2008 at 1:32am / Miscellaneous

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  • I can't believe she said that! It doesn't matter whether or not your parents are super smart. And they could well be brilliant and just never had the right chances in life.

    My grandfather was brilliant but his family was very poor so he ended up working in the coal mines all his life.

    #8 - On 03/18/2009 at 7:49am by TheVerne

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  • My clarinet teacher from undergrad is one of the most brilliant people I know, and throughout her growing-up years, her parents were both clerks.

    #7 - On 03/07/2009 at 7:57pm by Emily84

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