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Hancock, on the other hand, laughs when he suggests, ``By now, we might be total smart alecks instead of half-asses.
But serious beliefs should be criticized by serious thinkers, not mocked by smart alecks.
We don't bring in a bunch of smart alecks from headquarters to run the thing.
But the tough experiences deepened her empathy for alienated youth, even smart alecks forced to listen to her presentations.
Literate smart alecks love his Web site McSweeneys.
But with a cast of incorrigible smart alecks that includes Ben Stiller, Janeane Garofalo and Hank Azaria, the action rarely strays far from Derision City, where it belongs.