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Humblebraggers Are Better Off Just Bragging, Say Harvard Researchers

Coined by the late writer Harris Wittels, the word “humblebrag” is used to describe an instance of “false modesty.” People humblebrag when they don’t want to annoy people with an overt brag, but a team of researchers from Harvard have just discovered that those attempts at humility actually do more harm than good. » 4/27/15 2:50pm 4/27/15 2:50pm