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 Wiseacre.Wish-wash. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Wisest Man of Greece.
 
So the Delphic oracle pronounced Soc’rats to be, and Socrates modestly made answer, “’Tis because I alone of all the Greeks know that I know nothing.”   1
 


 Wiseacre.Wish-wash. 

 
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