Lake Wobegon effect love

Lake Wobegon effect

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  • n. A term for illusory superiority, that is, the belief that a majority of people are or can be above average.

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From the fictional place in Garrison Keillor's A Prairie Home Companion, "where all the women are strong, all the men are good looking, and all the children are above average"

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