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September 16, 2014

"Every Type Of Email College Students Send Their Professors"

Bullseye. A+

“Hey Dr. X, I actually have three other assignments due the same day as your assignment, and your class is the least important to me, so can I just not do it, or do it late or something? Thanks in advance!!!”

“hey professor!!! noticed that im getting a D- in the class, any chance you could make that a B+, otherwise i wont be able to graduate this spring and my entire life will be literally ruined forever. ps i probably won’t be in class tomorrow my hands are kind of cramping up”

Read the whole thing.

Link courtesy of my younger daughter. 

September 15, 2014

"21 Actual Analogies Used By High School Students in English Essays."

No doubt riches and fame await some of these kids.

(Link courtesy of M. Mace.)

September 14, 2014

"Up to a Point: A Free Scotland Would Be a Hilarious Disaster"

P. J. O'Rourke, doing what he does.

Scotland’s economy will be the requisite Third World shambles. Scotland’s two dominant political parties are the leftist Scottish National Party and the leftist Scottish Labor Party. These can be counted on to vie in out-lefting each other. Cuba-with-chilblains, here we come!

"Famous pop singers who know economics"

The bros on the Economic Job Market Rumors board have some fun.

September 12, 2014

"A New Yorker Expertly Teaches The Unwritten Rules Of Living In NYC In These Illustrations"

Read before visiting NYC.

Link courtesy of Michael M.

"American Status $ymbols Ranked"

Third from the bottom is "Barista spells name correctly."

August 24, 2014

"Superman Is Jewish: The Hebrew Roots of America's Greatest Superhero"

Who knew? I certainly didn't.

Bonus: Q and A with one of Superman's biggest fans

 

August 22, 2014

"The Unauthorized Rules Of How To Dress At Goldman Sachs"

Noted comedian, "GSElevator," tells you all you need to know about how to dress at GS.

August 20, 2014

"The unintended effects of being an administrator"

Great, and enhanced by this comment:

I ignore all of the rest and look only at the eyes. In the first picture there is a hope, an optimism, a joie de vivre as it were. In the second....... I see the 1,000 yard stare. That is administration.

August 19, 2014

Two extended jokes featuring mathematicians and . . . economists

"Math Experts Split the Check" and "The Mathematical Dialect Quiz".

(Links courtesy of my older daughter, who teaches math.)

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