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But the man and woman of seventy assume to know all, they have outlived their hope, they renounce aspiration, accept the actual for the necessary and talk down to the young.
When they say liberals talk down to them, right-wingers mean that liberals keep using facts and careful, peaceful language.
These individuals who seem to find it acceptable to talk down to us like we're a lower form of life forget it's the council tax payer who provides the money that pays their wages.
PREACHERS in their training are taught never to talk down to the people.
When I was a working man I didn't want to go to a concert for some bastard to talk down to me that I should be thinking of some kid in Africa.
Lawyers and expert witnesses who lean on legal buzzwords and technical jargon, or who talk down to jurors, are not doing their jobs and can expect to lose.