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    My dentist said to me at my last appointment:
    "One of your things has come loose from your brace."
    I replied,
    "You mean 'bracket'."
    And his assistant laughed.

    I think for a 17 year old English student to correct someone who spent some long years studying dentistry... is not wise when he's about to perform a procedure that requires delicacy for it not to hurt like hell.

    It hurt like hell.

    Have you ever regretted being a smartass?
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    Haha!
    Yeah, I was once really rude to my P.E teacher and corrected her for calling the foot-turn in Netball as "Pivah".
    Wtf? It's PIVOT, not Pivah you ****.
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    (Original post by SofinaaBabess)
    Haha!
    Yeah, I was once really rude to my P.E teacher and corrected her for calling the foot-turn in Netball as "Pivah".
    Wtf? It's PIVOT, not Pivah you ****.

    Well aren't U 'ard
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    well, u are an english student - maybe he was dumbing it down for you?
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    My dentist is an arse too
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    (Original post by Fran Katzenjammer)
    My dentist said to me at my last appointment:
    "One of your things has come loose from your brace."
    I replied,
    "You mean 'bracket'."
    And his assistant laughed.

    I think for a 17 year old English student to correct someone who spent some long years studying dentistry... is not wise when he's about to perform a procedure that requires delicacy for it not to hurt like hell.

    It hurt like hell.

    Have you ever regretted being a smartass?
    there is nothing smart about this, and studying english is pointless.
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    (Original post by Higgy90)
    well, u are an english student - maybe he was dumbing it down for you?
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    (Original post by Barry Chuckle)
    there is nothing smart about this, and studying english is pointless.
    She didn't say she was being smart, she was being a smartass
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    same...
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    (Original post by SofinaaBabess)
    Haha!
    Yeah, I was once really rude to my P.E teacher and corrected her for calling the foot-turn in Netball as "Pivah".
    Wtf? It's PIVOT, not Pivah you ****.
    Was it her accent? I know it's pivot but I pronounce it pivah, sort of...
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    Me and my friend often corrected our old A Level Biology teacher on a lot of stuff whether it was the content of what he was teaching us or his spelling. He studied at a uni where he needed one E (!) to get onto the course. He was glad to see us leave
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    (Original post by CatexW)
    Was it her accent? I know it's pivot but I pronounce it pivah, sort of...
    Umm, it's a British accent? I dunno lol.
    She still pronounced it as 'Pivah' though; she just kept saying it!
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    (Original post by Higgy90)
    well, u are an english student - maybe he was dumbing it down for you?
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    (Original post by Higgy90)
    well, u are an english student - maybe he was dumbing it down for you?
    That made me laugh.
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    Lovely, kids who don't know how to behave in public, what a surprise to find them on TSR...
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    (Original post by Fran Katzenjammer)
    My dentist said to me at my last appointment:
    "One of your things has come loose from your brace."
    I replied,
    "You mean 'bracket'."
    And his assistant laughed.

    I think for a 17 year old English student to correct someone who spent some long years studying dentistry... is not wise when he's about to perform a procedure that requires delicacy for it not to hurt like hell.

    It hurt like hell.

    Have you ever regretted being a smartass?
    i think those who work in the medical field are sensitive beings. Once i asked my doctor do i really need to bind my finger with a bandage(got a cut by a small knife) and he says without looking at me "well..up to you" and just do something else at the counter..hurm...
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    (Original post by newman24x)
    i think those who work in the medical field are sensitive beings. Once i asked my doctor do i really need to bind my finger with a bandage(got a cut by a small knife) and he says without looking at me "[I]well..up to you[../I]" and just do something else at the counter..hurm...
    Same with any professional, you wouldn't tell your solicitor how to address their letters, you wouldn't tell an architect how deep the foundations need to be so why would you tell a doctor or dentists that you know best?
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    (Original post by Higgy90)
    well, u are an english student - maybe he was dumbing it down for you?
    Lol wht dgree r u doin then>?
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    A) There's nothing rude about that and
    B) English students are smart... we picked a subject that allows us the most free time. :cool:
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    (Original post by Barry Chuckle)
    there is nothing smart about this, and studying english is pointless.
    Oi! I'll be having none of that.
 
 
 
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