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Bill Hall: We’re all smart & dumb

My wife says we are all smart and dumb about one thing or another. She's right, of course, though I would rather she didn't include me in the downside of that opinion. However, she is honest enough to accept the fact that she also is both smart and dumb about one thing or another. She believes that neither she nor I - or anybody else on this planet - is always right or wrong. We are all collections of wisdom and stupidity. That's because there are thousands of ways to make a living and it just stands to reason that we can't all learn everything there is to know about all of them. That's why auto mechanics and electricians and architects and mathematicians chuckle at me when I say things that reveal how little I know about their realms. They can't help it when I tell them things like, "My left saftenhaidle has a cracked nuftenshager on its flamflew." I chuckle right back at them because their grammar isn't perfect/Bill Hall, Lewiston Tribune. More here.

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D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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