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Gonna Show Your Work?

Pro­fes­sor: So, what is the meati­est cal­cu­la­tor out there?
Stu­dent: TI-89!
Pro­fes­sor: So, what can the TI-89 do?
Stu­dent: Cal­cu­lus!
Pro­fes­sor: Holy shit! In­te­gral cal­cu­lus! I did­n’t know they could do that these days. Well, I’m gonna clutch my gen­i­tals and go hide in the cor­ner!

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And Dif­fi­cult-to-Pro­nounce Fur­ni­ture?

Pro­fes­sor, ex­as­per­at­ed: Don’t you guys know any­thing about ed­u­ca­tion in Swe­den? Or any­thing about Swe­den at all?
Phys­i­cal ed­u­ca­tion ma­jor: Yeah, that’s where we get those Swiss Army knives.

Ed­u­ca­tion Class
Ohio State Uni­ver­si­ty

Over­heard by: i can’t be­lieve these peo­ple are go­ing to be teach­ers…

No One Ex­pects Me to Un­der­stand Tech­nol­o­gy

Old Mid­west­ern la­dy #1: All these kids bring­ing their videos games every­where!
Old Mid­west­ern la­dy #2: It’s de­press­ing! My son-in-law brings his lap­top every­where. Al­ways on the in­ter­net.
Old Mid­west­ern la­dy #1: Is he us­ing one of those blue­ber­ries? Or black­pods?
Old Mid­west­ern la­dy #2: I don’t know, I’m just glad I’m old.

Newark, New Jer­sey

Over­heard by: thank­ful­ly on a dif­fer­ent flight