Yes, I've noticed. I'm guessing there may be many reasons, ranging from:
- attempting to make you feel that your opinion may be incorrect since you are outnumbered (as if we're not painfully aware of that already)
- attempting to ease their embarrassment for trying to pitch some of the things they come up with.
(It seems to me that you'd have to spend a lot of time with others who have the same delusion in order to keep your delusion from losing out to Reason.)
"Tony, I love that clip! "Wolf Gets Blitzed"...tee-hee.
Did anyone read the comments below the You Tube version? they were almost all like, "Yeah, thank the lard for sending a ghastly tornado to kill more than 50…"
"And then, just to confuse things, there's polymath, which is from the Greek poly = much and manthanein = to learn. So, someone who knows a lot. Or at least enough to know that you can get a second crop from that field! Sorry, couldn't…"