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# An easy willingness to tell funny stories or jokes about

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An easy willingness to tell funny stories or jokes about oneself is the surest mark 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 oneâ€™s respect for them.

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17 Jan 2007, 10:17
A !
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17 Jan 2007, 12:29
A directly supports the argument

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17 Jan 2007, 13:30
A it is.

A person confident will enjoy telling jokes about himself, a person who lacks self-confidence will not enjoy it. It is directly supported by the argument.

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17 Jan 2007, 16:13
One more for A.

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18 Jan 2007, 06:32
A

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19 Jan 2007, 02:40
A it is.

A person confident will enjoy telling jokes about himself, a person who lacks self-confidence will not enjoy it. It is directly supported by the argument.

Must be "A". Applied the same logic as the one in the question albeit in a reverse scenario.

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19 Jan 2007, 02:40
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