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Soon learnt, soon forgotten

This page is about the saying "Soon learnt, soon forgotten"

Possible meaning:
Something that is easy and quick to learn is easy to forget.

Note:
learnt (mainly BrE) or learned = past participle of learn

Quick Quiz

The saying "Soon learnt, soon forgotten" suggests that knowledge gained easily is

a. quickly lost

b. quickly learned

c. seldom forgotten

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Contributor: Josef Essberger