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# An easy willingness to tell funny stories or jokes about

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22 Dec 2003, 12:20
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An easy willingness to tell funny stories or jokes about oneself is the surest of supreme self-confidence. This willingness, often not acquired until late in life, is even more revealing than is good-natured acquiescence in having others poke fun at one.

Which one of the following inference is most supported by the statements above?

(A) A person who lacks self-confidence will enjoy neither telling nor hearing funny stories about himself or herself.

(B) People with high self-confidence do not tell funny stories or jokes about others.

(C) Highly self-confident people tell funny stories and jokes in order to let their audience know that they are self-confident.

(D) Most people would rather tell a funny story or joke than listen to one being told.

(E) Telling funny stories or jokes about people in their presence is a way of expressing one┬б┬пs respect for them.

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22 Dec 2003, 13:29
A looks good, but isn't it extreme??

I have no confidence in picking one sure answer for this one..

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22 Dec 2003, 15:37
A

B is not correct because the premise does not talk about self confident people making jokes about other at all .. out of scope.

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14 Apr 2016, 03:13
Guys i agree with you, i also think it is A.

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