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    Default Who do you think you are?

    Why do you say "who do you think you are?" instead of "Who are you?"
    What is the difference between the two?

    -Ghost Whisperer
    134950 - This is our stuff.
    134950 - Leave it be.
    140351 - This is our stuff.
    140351 - Leave it be.
    143084 - Yeah. Who do you
    143084 - think you are
    ?
    146084 - Now, get out of here before
    146084 - we do something you don't like.

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    Default Re: Who do you think you are?

    Why do you say "who do you think you are?" instead of "Who are you?"
    What is the difference between the two?
    -Ghost Whisperer
    134950 - This is our stuff.
    134950 - Leave it be.
    140351 - This is our stuff.
    140351 - Leave it be.
    143084 - Yeah. Who do you
    143084 - think you are?
    146084 - Now, get out of here before
    146084 - we do something you don't like.


    keannu.
    The question is not "who are you in reality?", but "which person of authority are you deluded into thinking you are?". It's a rhetorical question.

    not a teacher
    Last edited by JMurray; 25-Mar-2011 at 06:05.

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