In the North East of England we call people like this a black cow. If you say you have a cow, their cow is blacker than yours.
Sounds like onupsmanship. No matter what you tell, the oneups person can tell a better one.
Very funny. I believe I lived through the depicted character at a recent holiday get-together. Ugh.
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Kevin DeYoung is senior pastor of University Reformed Church (PCA) in East Lansing, Michigan, near Michigan State University. He and his wife Trisha have six young children. You can follow him on Twitter.
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