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Re: Are lawyers smarter than doctors? Than scientists? Than engineers?
« Reply #70 on: May 04, 2009, 10:41:25 PM »
What does "bl825" stand for and how come you're the 825th one?

Somali pirates are totally cool.  I have to confess, though, that the Disney pirates are the sh*t.  I'd so much rather see them hijacking freighters around the horn of Africa than a bunch of Mogadishu jerkoffs.

No offense to you Steve, if you happen to be from the big M or somehting.

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Re: Are lawyers smarter than doctors? Than scientists? Than engineers?
« Reply #71 on: May 05, 2009, 12:02:53 AM »
What does "bl825" stand for and how come you're the 825th one?

Somali pirates are totally cool.  I have to confess, though, that the Disney pirates are the sh*t.  I'd so much rather see them hijacking freighters around the horn of Africa than a bunch of Mogadishu jerkoffs.

No offense to you Steve, if you happen to be from the big M or somehting.

I thought you were supposed to be telling me things about me?
Oh yea...you're delicious and lean, but unsustainable and not to be consumed daily.

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Re: Are lawyers smarter than doctors? Than scientists? Than engineers?
« Reply #72 on: May 05, 2009, 11:58:57 AM »
When I was 14, my right eye was "damaged" in a soccer accident.  I had to wear a patch for a while.  Nerdy kid in high school wearing a patch... yeah.  Oh, and also, I fenced.  So there was that too.

So, I just kinda tried to use some judo and run with the taunts instead of getting butthurt by them.

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Re: Are lawyers smarter than doctors? Than scientists? Than engineers?
« Reply #73 on: May 05, 2009, 02:01:10 PM »
What does "bl825" stand for and how come you're the 825th one?

Somali pirates are totally cool.  I have to confess, though, that the Disney pirates are the sh*t.  I'd so much rather see them hijacking freighters around the horn of Africa than a bunch of Mogadishu jerkoffs.

No offense to you Steve, if you happen to be from the big M or somehting.

I thought you were supposed to be telling me things about me?

Not all the time, only when it's appropriate.  Now it's appropriate for you to let all of us know what you've done with the other 824 bl's.  I sense foul play.

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Re: Are lawyers smarter than doctors? Than scientists? Than engineers?
« Reply #74 on: May 08, 2009, 03:36:43 PM »
What does "bl825" stand for and how come you're the 825th one?

Somali pirates are totally cool.  I have to confess, though, that the Disney pirates are the sh*t.  I'd so much rather see them hijacking freighters around the horn of Africa than a bunch of Mogadishu jerkoffs.

No offense to you Steve, if you happen to be from the big M or somehting.

I thought you were supposed to be telling me things about me?

Not all the time, only when it's appropriate.  Now it's appropriate for you to let all of us know what you've done with the other 824 bl's.  I sense foul play.

I'm kind of inappropriate, unfortunately.
Oh yea...you're delicious and lean, but unsustainable and not to be consumed daily.

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Re: Are lawyers smarter than doctors? Than scientists? Than engineers?
« Reply #75 on: May 08, 2009, 04:05:03 PM »
I find that hard to believe.

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Re: Are lawyers smarter than doctors? Than scientists? Than engineers?
« Reply #76 on: May 08, 2009, 05:59:25 PM »
I find that hard to believe.

It's true.
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Re: Are lawyers smarter than doctors? Than scientists? Than engineers?
« Reply #77 on: May 11, 2009, 05:24:39 PM »
I think this is like comparing apples to oranges.
I know some very bright law students who are terrified of numbers and hate math with a passion. I also know bright scientists and engineers who cannot write, have bad grammar and spelling.

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Re: Are lawyers smarter than doctors? Than scientists? Than engineers?
« Reply #78 on: May 13, 2009, 07:54:19 AM »
I think this is a really interesting thread! I am a practising corporate attorney and I often hear business people boasting that they are advised by the "smartest lawyers", which I take it to mean that at least some clients believe that their lawyers are smarter than them. If you asked me, I would say only three things on this topic: (i) there are plenty of smart (i.e. very intelligent and bright) people in all professions and paths of life, (ii) there is little correlation between being extremely smart and making lots of money and (iii) the younger generations tend to be smarter than the older generations (I am often impressed by how bright some of the trainees/junior attorney at my firm are).
Giuseppe
Attorney and author of Soft Skills for Lawyers (www.chelseapublishing.com) :)