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you don't have to be a brain surgeon

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you don't have to be a brain surgeon

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(Variations: It doesn't take or You don't need may replace you don't have to be; Harvard MBA or rocket scientist may replace brain surgeon) This problem is not very difficult; superintelligence is not required: It doesn't take a brain surgeon to realize that some viewers might be uncomfortable with this subject/ You don't need an MBA from Harvard to understand the long-term consequences/ We didn't have to be rocket scientists to understand that this would put us on the leading edge (1990s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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