The thing about Persians is, they don’t ever admit they’re wrong.
DISCLAIMER: This is a sweeping generalization, and I’m very aware of that.
Anyway, even if they know they’re wrong, they want admit to it even if you present them with the correct answer, phrasing, what have you.
Dad: “Man, good thing my trip got cancelled, if I would have had to drive that much in this snow, that would have been trecious!”
Me: “…do you mean treacherous?”
Dad: “NO. I just said what I mean.”