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What Part of 'Smart Aleck' Don't You Understand?

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What Part of 'Smart Aleck' Don't You Understand?

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What Part of 'Smart Aleck' Don't You Understand?

What Part of 'Smart Aleck' Don't You Understand?

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Our contributing linguist has some thoughts on the use of sarcasm in American English.