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The Pompous Prof

I had a particularly pompous college Literature prof who loved to pontificate. Once he’d made a pronouncement, there was simply nothing more to be said. The class was aching to see him taken down. One day he proclaimed, “All books … Continue reading

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“Complete” vs. “Finished”

A linguistics professor was asked to explain the difference between the words complete and finished. “Well, when you marry the right woman,” he explained, “you are complete. But, when you marry the wrong woman you are finished. And,” he added … Continue reading

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Theology 101

A professor of religious studies informed his students on the last day of the term that not one of them had demonstrated a satisfactory understanding of Christianity. He ordered them to take out a blank sheet of paper and, in … Continue reading

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