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Some who study to be citizens know more than some who are
Mar 26, 2017 - Plain Dealer (Cleveland, Ohio)

Remember “Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?”

It used to be one of my favorite TV quiz shows. The degree of difficulty of many of the questions — and the range of topics they covered, from history to literature to math — was taxing enough to make me feel a slight sense of satisfaction whenever I outsmarted the show’s contestants.

I also took strange pleasure

in the way adult losers on the show had to face the camera and utter the phrase, “I am not smarter than a fif

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