Archive for the ‘School Humor’ Category

Amo amas amat

Saturday, April 21st, 2007

Eddie Izzard’s lesson in Latin

Must… kill… Lincoln…

Tuesday, April 17th, 2007

Ah, religion

Tuesday, April 17th, 2007

I heard this Julia Sweeney bit on our way to church Easter morning. Doubly funny was that my assisgnment for that weekend for my medieval theology course was to familiarize myself with the (very very long) table of contents for St. Thomas Aquinas’ Summa Theologiæ.

François Villon was emo

Monday, April 16th, 2007

“From a fathom of rope my neck will learn the weight of my ass.”

Turning Candy Into Karate

Friday, April 13th, 2007

As I listen to comedy, I find that I really enjoy jokes about things related to school. And so I am going to start sharing soundbites.

I am going to start with Eugene Mirman because his bit on alchemy cracks me up something fierce:

This also makes me laugh, particularly when considering the theology and medieval Japan courses I am taking:

Dang it Jim,

Thursday, April 12th, 2007

I’m an astronomer, not a doctor. I mean, I am a doctor but not that kind of doctor. I have a doctorate; it’s not the same thing. You can’t help people with a doctorate. You just sit there and you’re useless.

— Treasure Planet

Nothing Like a Door to Make an Adult Feel Dumb

Thursday, March 29th, 2007

So, I’m 30 years old. I know how to use a door.
And so I am walking through the library, approaching the automatic door. I wasn’t breaking stride, but the door was not opening. I stopped short about 6″ from the glass, and it took me 1.5 seconds to decide to push open the door with my hand. But for that 1.5 seconds, I felt dumb, as if the door had outsmarted me by not doing its part.