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So It’s Not a Chain,Then?

Stu­dent #1: … And this con­cludes my pre­sen­ta­tion on Su­dan. Are there any ques­tions?
Stu­dent #2: Su­dan… Is that where that Ho­tel Rwan­da thing hap­pened?
Pro­fes­sor: No, that would be Rwan­da.

In­ter­na­tion­al Mar­ket­ing class, Uni­ver­si­ty of Ne­bras­ka-Lin­coln
Lin­coln, Ne­bras­ka

Over­heard by: Mea­gan

Be­sides, Was­n’t Har­man­fa­dites a King Of Per­sia?

Male stu­dent: We were learn­ing about har­man­fa­dites in my psych class to­day.
Fe­male stu­dent: What’s that?
Male stu­dent It’s when a per­son is born with boy and girl parts.
Fe­male stu­dent: Nasty.
Male stu­dent: Yeah. I was won­der­ing, if two of them have sex, are they both gay? Or les­bians?
Fe­male stu­dent: I can’t talk about this while I am eat­ing.

Wayne State Uni­ver­si­ty
De­troit, Michi­gan

Over­heard by: Jon­son

But You’re Our Span­ish Teacher

White teacher: Time to yell grades! These are the good ones: Smith, Jame­son, De-Je­sus…
Asian kid, whis­per­ing to friend: Is­n’t it sup­posed to be De­ge­sis?
White kid, to teacher: Did you just say ‘De-Je­sus’?
White teacher: I’m white.

Co­lum­bia, New York

Over­heard by: Fa­ther Ser­aph

We Had No Idea What They Were, Ei­ther.

Short girl: So, what do you do with the pen cap con­doms?
Much taller girl: Okay, you take them…and you throw them out.
Short girl: You don’t like…reuse them or some­thing?
Much taller girl, smil­ing: Do you reuse nor­mal con­doms?
(short girl laughs)
Much taller girl, se­ri­ous­ly: Don’t just wash those and reuse them.

On­te­o­ra HS
Boiceville, New York

Over­heard by: Toast­ed