Universal-X - Of Polymaths and other fantastic creatures

There are words you can’t use to describe yourself without sounding like an utter ass. Imagine asking someone at a party who they are and they respond with “Nice to meet you, I’m a brilliant photographer/physicist/writer” - instant, life-long friends you’ll be, no? In German, a brilliant (sorry) way to instantly alienate someone in the same way would be to use the word “Universalgenie” to refer to yourself. So you’re a universal genius now, are you?

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