Posts Tagged ‘ pretentious ’

The Reluctant English Major

August 2, 2010
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The Reluctant English Major

If he directly quotes Noam Chomsky, just stick a cigarette in his mouth and give him beret with the word “douchebag” carefully stitched across the front. Tell him it’s French for “existentialism”…he’ll wear it.
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Dear Graduate Student: An Exchange

June 8, 2009
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Dear Graduate Student: An Exchange

Dear Graduate Student, Stop pretending. You aren’t interested in helping me. You didn’t make a lesson plan for today’s discussion section. You don’t care about this subject. And the stain on your shirt from “today’s” lunch that you jokingly apologize about—was there last week, too. Simply, I’m not sure I can respect you. For...
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