Pompous vs. full of yourself

There’s a subtle but significant distinction between being “pompous” and being “full of yourself. By way of example, James Lipton is pompous, but not so much full of himself. In contrast, Thomas Friedman is full of himself, but not necessarily pompous. (Not that both guys are not, in their own way, great.)

Posted: Monday January 26, 2009 by Alesh Houdek · · Comment feed for this post: RSS, atom

 

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