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What Does It Mean?
laconic
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When Jim Thorpe won several gold medals at the 1912 Olympics in Stockholm, King Gustav declared, "You, sir, are the greatest athlete in the world." Thorpe's laconic reply was

a.) "Flattery will get you nowhere with me."

b.) "We all stand upon the shoulders of giants."

c.) "Thanks, king."



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