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MBA Humor


– You can analyze the significance of appliances you cannot operate.

– Your cubicle is better decorated than your apartment.

– You have ever, as a folklore project, attempted to track the progress of your own joke across the Internet.

– You are startled to meet people who neither need nor want to read.

– You have ever brought a scholarly article to a bar.

– You rate coffee shops by the availability of outlets for your laptop.

– Everything reminds you of something in your discipline.

– You have ever discussed academic matters at a sporting event.

– You have ever spent more than $50 on photocopying while researching a single paper.

– There is a microfilm reader in the library that you consider “yours.”

– You actually have a preference between microfilm and microfiche.

– You can tell the time of day by looking at the traffic flow at the library.

– You look forward to summers because you’re more productive without the distraction of classes.

– You regard ibuprofen as a vitamin.

– You consider all papers to be works in progress.

– Professors don’t really care when you turn in work anymore.

– You find the bibliographies of books more interesting than the actual text.

– You have given up trying to keep your books organized and are now just trying to keep them all in the same general area.

– You have accepted guilt as an inherent feature of relaxation.

– You reflexively start analyzing those greek letters before you realize that it’s a sorority sweatshirt, not an equation.

– You find yourself explaining to children that you are in “20th grade”.

– You start refering to stories like “Snow White et al.”

– You frequently wonder how long you can live on pasta without getting scurvy

– You look forward to taking some time off to do laundry

– You have more photocopy cards than credit cards

– You wonder if APA style allows you to cite talking to yourself as “personal communication”

Source: Mark Joshi

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