Experts Share The Cringey Moments Where People Insisted They Knew More Than Them


Some people think they know it all. Specialized knowledge that requires access to textbooks and professional journals to understand? They know all that! Skills that takes years of study to master? They know the best ways to do it! These are the people who will argue with a doctor over what disease they do or do not have, and will fight with construction workers over the best to way to build or remodel something.

Most of us are familiar with a know-it-all like this. Here are stories from some experts in their fields about a time when someone who was most definitely not an expert tried to one-up them.