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In this battle of semantics, we all lose

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How to know if someone is stupid? This is not a trick question. Seriously, I really want to know. 

I have been obsessed with this question after hearing the debate over the "stupid" jibe made by Abhisit Vejjajiva, leader of the Democrat Party, which instantly became the hottest topic in town.

The opposition leader played with the word _ an antonym of the word "smart" _ as he was mentioning the "Smart Lady" contest project that was launched earlier last week by prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra.

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