God don't like ugly, and he ain't too fond of stupid, neither
"Those who can do; those who can't, teach." - George Bernard Shaw
"George Bernard Shaw can go fuck himself..." - whitebison66, Ph.D.
Before you get your shorts in a twist, I should tell you that both of my parents think that's very funny. And they're pushing 70.
Besides, I'm not the one ganking Rasputin's look:
People rarely ask me why I became an educator. They often instead 'ask' "Oh, you couldn't make it in the
Yes, that's my dirty secret; I ran screaming from a world of suits and Blackberries because I didn't have the sand to
Or a background in drunken homo-erotic fraternity initiation rituals, but I managed to survive.
I've heard lots of people say education in general, and a PhD in particular, is meaningless.
Of course, none of those people actually
havea PhD, but somehow we're expected to listen to what they say as something other than pedantic inanity.
I've been in higher education for a decade, and the closest thing to an ivory tower I ever saw was the Washington monument, when I was in graduate school there.
I like to tell my students that there is no such thing as a stupid question, only stupid
If I start the DVD, and the credits have just kicked in, don't ask me or your neighbor "What's the movie called?"
Thatis a stupid question.
Because the movie is called
Shut Up for Ten More Seconds and You'll Find Out.
Universities shouldn't need Special Ed classes. Should they?
Part II: Life Among the Stupid
Ever hear the legend of the Bonsai Kittens? Look it up. Apparently, the furor caused reached all the way to the FBI.
Too bad it was a
joke, and an
Because all it really does is prove that the world is chock full of
ignorant dumbf*cks with too much free f@#$ing time on their hands who
force us to expend time and energy for no good f@#$ing reason.
original website is hilariously well-written, the kind of thing that
requires a good vocabulary and basic facility with things like geometry
to get the joke.
Or, apparently, to realize it
wasa joke. People whipped themselves up into some self-righteous frenzy about something THEY WERE TOO STUPID TO SEE WAS A JOKE.
equally as bad that people said even if it wasn't true, it should be
taken down because it was in 'poor taste.'
Don't even try that sh*t on
I live in a city where women wear sandals with boot tops and have multicolored neon pedicures.
I come from a country where Britney Spears' latest shift on the Skank Patrol is somehow considered national news.
am a citizen of a nation led by a f@#$ing C student who doesn't even
have as many degrees as me. The beady-eyed dullard has ruined a couple
million lives, but hey, it was worth it to catch Osama just like he
Wait... never mind that last part.
And don't bring it
up again, or I'll
excoriateyou (look it up, George) for being
Excoriate deez un-American
Call me stupid, but I thought part of the essence of being an American was to say what we think, to NOT fall into lock-step and never say a bad word about the Maximum Leader.
Here's my tax receipt; obligations met. Now f@#$ off.
do we have to have "Not to be used for anything other than mowing
grass" printed on lawnmowers? Because some mucking foron used one to
try and trim his hedges. Had he done us the Darwinian favor and died,
the society would benefit from a cute News of Numskulls piece and
people would tell their friends and children "Don't be a f@#$ing idiot like this jackass and use a
lawnmower for something it is obviously not designed to do."
used to think it would end up with having to mark handguns with "Not to
be used for a nasal decongestant," but on second thought, please
Spare me the agony of living in a world awash with the dumb.
of my favorite YouTube videos is the oceanography student getting her
leg bitten off by a shark. She's swimming a mile off the coast of
In the water, WITH THE SHARKS.
As an oceanography student, she
I grew up next to the ocean very near where
Jawswas filmed (Cape Cod) and where the story took place (Montauk). As a
10 year old,
I knew that going into the water meant giving up that seat at the top
of the food chain, of possibly being shifted from the column marked
Here's hoping she changed majors.
Ooooh, I'm being
mean. I can hear it now "My sister's friend's sorority roommate went to school with her and I'm offended."
It's times like this I want to have "So what?" tattooed upside-down on
my lower lip so that while these jackanapes are standing there babbling
I can just pull my lip down and not have to say a f@#$ing word.
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