mental giant

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Not only is he working hard in the gym and the weight room, Van Rhee is a mental giant, too.
Our mental giant -- a labor relations teacher at a local college -- was in silver bracelets before the champagne went flat.
The 18th century saw a remarkable intellectual flowering called The Scottish Enlightenment, which produced such mental giants as the philosopher David Hume, the economic thinker Adam Smith and the inventor James Watt.
The intended victim was pumping gasoline into his car when the mental giants approached and made their demand.
Of 50 state governors, not too many of whom qualify as mental giants, only Jesse Ventura could be conned into the broadcast booth, where he made a bigger fool of himself than he has been able to make in the governor's mansion, and he's done quite well in St.
And the lesser developed (lizard's are mental giants by comparison) primitive brain.
After our mental giants got pinched, one confessed to why he played to the camera.