Nice New Yorkers

Joan Acocella, a Manhattanite herself, answers in Smithsonian why her fellow city dwellers are so often thought to be rude - it’s because they’re smart!

As New Yorkers, we must admit we would have trouble imagining Ms. Acocella coming to our overpriced, underwhelming outer-borough apartment and thinking us Mensa material.

 
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