...what do you think?
"During the impressionable adolescent years, kids are organized into classes based on the strength of their intellects. That means the kids in honors classes are practically segregated from the hoi polloi. This may ensure that students get the most challenging education for their skill levels, but it also sends a strong social signal as teens primarily associate with their intellectual equals at the time they often begin dating."
"The relationships that count, the relationships that last, are the ones based on compassion, compromise, and communication." -- both quotes from "Giving Up Smart" by Rachel Pomerance on Belief.net
* "Hoi polloi -- the common people; the masses (often preceded by the)"