As for your little brother, a lot of very young people tend to brag
about this kind of thing to make themselves seem older and most of the time it's just a pack of lies
about being illiterate, but lots of people brag
about being mathematically incompetent.
He never brags
, though he has plenty to brag
about, and readily admits his many insecurities, including a martyr complex and a drinking problem that sometimes got out of hand--Charlie Chaplin accused him of peeing on his couch, and the friendship never recovered.
My family doesn't have much money, and my friend always brags
GOLD-toothed rapper Anthony Ghosh brags
that he's bedded 1,000 WOMEN.