a) amplify their importance (or lack thereof) by quoting their education after their names when demanding things they deem to be their right.
b) surround themselves with other persons of like ilk (other pretentious wankers) such as members of the insular academia class (see also just-another wanker)
c) confirm what a cunt they are
"I was so insulted by the Mediator when she actually confirmed my ex husbands position and stated he had rights, in contradiction to my own confirmed opinion. (signed) E. ByGoomb Bsc Msc VD(with bar)"
Clerk of the court "Bloody hell. Another letter from the pretentious wanker, E. ByGoomb".