Pro­fes­sor #1: Try­ing to crowd thir­ty-two stu­dents in­to a space meant for six­teen just is­n’t work­ing.
Pro­fes­sor #2: Oh, re­al­ly?
Pro­fes­sor #1: Is it at all pos­si­ble to have the room re­as­signed with­out wad­ing through the bu­reau­cra­cy?
Pro­fes­sor #2: No, and that’s why I al­ways as­sign the thick­est and most dif­fi­cult read­ings in the first two weeks.

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Over­heard by: Ian