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Postby Apoclima » Fri Dec 16, 2005 5:36 am


sci·o·list n.

[L. sciolus. See Sciolous.]
One who knows many things superficially; a pretender to science; a smatterer.

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Postby Grogie » Fri Dec 16, 2005 5:39 am

Wonderful word Apo!
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Postby Brazilian dude » Fri Dec 16, 2005 7:26 am

Then it's equivalent to a jack of all trades and a master of none in things academic.

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Postby Stargzer » Fri Dec 16, 2005 2:16 pm

Grogie wrote:Wonderful word Apo!

Yes, but I also like another word I found by following his link, which word I'll now suggest as a GWOTD!

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