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by verbingthenoun
Mon Mar 19, 2012 3:40 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Humorous Academic Papers
Replies: 15
Views: 5979

Re: Humorous Academic Papers

Here is some more ass linguistics.

Keep 'em coming!
by verbingthenoun
Sat Mar 17, 2012 4:40 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Humorous Academic Papers
Replies: 15
Views: 5979

Humorous Academic Papers

Let's compile a list of academic papers that make you laugh while you're learning something. For now at least, let's stick to papers that touch on amusing subjects or that contain jokes (or are themselves jokes), rather than papers whose incompetence or bad formatting, etc. are laughable. I'll start...
by verbingthenoun
Fri Sep 09, 2011 4:35 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0949: "File Transfer"
Replies: 194
Views: 85945

Re: 0949: "File Transfer"

This comic was way too text-heavy. I offer for your consideration an edited version.

Image

FTP servers...or was that croissants?
by verbingthenoun
Fri Apr 22, 2011 2:00 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0889: "Turtles"
Replies: 207
Views: 60975

Re: 0889: Turtles

Oh man, just the other day, I was a turtle! Get out of my head Randall!
by verbingthenoun
Fri Oct 29, 2010 10:10 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Reactions to your Major
Replies: 344
Views: 61750

Re: Reactions to your Major

"What are you majoring in?" "Linguistics." "How many languages do you speak?" / "I want to take a lot of languages, should I major in that?" Or sometimes "what is linguistics?" which is a lot more difficult to answer than it rightfully should be. I g...
by verbingthenoun
Mon Mar 15, 2010 3:48 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0714: "Porn For Women"
Replies: 298
Views: 67880

Re: "Porn For Women" Discussion

So for some bizarre reason, the board keeps timing me out, but I think I should be able to post now. Yes, this comic is awesome! Yes, Porn For Women , the book, is a joke, but the point of the joke is exactly what this comic thinks it is. I've picked it up and read it in a store. The whole idea of i...
by verbingthenoun
Mon Jun 29, 2009 7:23 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0603: "Idiocracy"
Replies: 573
Views: 127455

Re: "Idiocracy" Discussion

Woo, signed up just to post in this thread. I can't believe it asked me if I was born after this date in 1996 ; I feel old. Anyway, the reason people appear to be getting stupider is because people are actually getting more educated. Especially in the US, a college education is almost guaranteed to ...

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