Re: [offtopic] Re: Where is GMT=?
On Tue, Jan 12, 1999 at 09:29:46PM +0100, Vincent Renardias wrote:
> > A 'besserwisser' is someone who knows (or better thinks he knows) everything
> > better than all the others and acts that was. That is he usually corrects
> > others. Not a perfect explanation, but I guess you get the point.
> Dunno about British English, but the Americans translate it by "smart
> ass". There probably is a more politically correct equivalent through.
> (But then again neither German nor English are my native language ;)
I think the literal translation fits the 'Know-it-all' label better...
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