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Old 01-31-2018, 09:36 AM   #1
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Gad, there is actually a word for a person who makes assertions from a position of no knowledge. I used to work with some. They were the ones who always made trouble-shooting more difficult than it needed to be.

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Old 01-31-2018, 11:10 AM   #2
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I love the dictionary.com notation on derivation...'-}}

"+ Latin crepidam ‘sole of a shoe, sandal’ (< Greek krepis ‘shoe’); in allusion to the words of Pliny the Elder ne supra crepidam sutor judicare ‘let the cobbler not judge above the sandal’; cf. the English proverb “let the cobbler stick to his last” "

And...I've know a few of them also...

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