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Sometimes grading is fun…

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Promotion

So, I handed over the contract that says I’ll be a supervisor next semester. Should I worried that the lady in Human Resources filed it inside a pentagram that spontaneously burst into flame on the wall behind her?

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Shipped

I’m teaching Calculus 1 this term from a textbook called Thomas’ Calculus, the 14th edition of which has three authors, none of whom is called Thomas. They should just rename it Theseus’ Calculus at this point.

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Dread it. Run from it. Destiny still arrives.

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These are not the graduates you are looking for

Me: I’m sorry, but you’re going to have to take off your helmet for the Commencement┬áProcessional. Student: Mmmmble mmble mmb? Me: I said, you’re going to have to take off your Clone Trooper helmet for Graduation. Student: Why? Me: Because … Continue reading

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