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Soon learnt, soon forgotten

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

Possible interpretation: 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