You had the chance; 'twould have served me right for playing the smart Aleck.
“That sounds suspiciously like trying to be a Smart Aleck,” I retorted.
It was the history of all smart Aleck's, and there is no use of going into details.
After some smart Aleck has written it up as an English comp.
Probably some "Smart Aleck" of a district judge can explain.
A neighbor of ...