Explain College-level subjects in one sentence

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Re: Explain College-level subjects in one sentence

Postby teelo » Wed May 31, 2017 1:02 am UTC

There is no British law equivalent that I'm aware of, and the bill to act system is basically the same anyway.

Law school is a four year undergraduate degree here. First year has to be taken with another degree but the other one doesn't have to be finished.

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Re: Explain College-level subjects in one sentence

Postby qvxb » Sat Sep 30, 2017 3:56 pm UTC

Organic chemistry: A demonstration of mass extinction using premed students.

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Re: Explain College-level subjects in one sentence

Postby Liri » Sun Oct 01, 2017 2:38 pm UTC

qvxb wrote:Organic chemistry: A demonstration of mass extinction using premed students.

Heh, I just pulled out some of my old organic chem 2 tests to look at. I was quite pleased to get a B+. Organic 1 was a cakewalk.
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Re: Explain College-level subjects in one sentence

Postby Hekateras » Thu Oct 19, 2017 7:14 pm UTC

Evolutionary ecology: how to make 2nd year biology students cry by asking deceptively simple questions.
Evolutionary ecology and sexual selection: The kinky sex lives of slugs.
Basics of beekeeping: Bees are the Illuminati, and also we'll die if they disappear- oh look at that, they're disappearing right now.
Colour vision across species: Let's ask a gecko what colour The Dress is.
Zoology: Here's why humans are fish and birds are dinosaurs.
Zoology dissection and practical course: You will find out what a "love dart" is, and you WILL regret it.
Botany: How to impress your relatives by pointing at a daisy and shouting out its binomial name.
Molecular biology: Why a cell is like a gigantic clock.
Molecular biology of plants: Everything you learned in molecular biology is wrong.
Microbiology: Bacteria are smarter than you.
Comparative innate immunity of animals and plants: Bacteria are smarter than just about anything, and they never, ever give up.
Evolution and diversity of protists: Parasitic algae and their influence on the location of Italian cities.
Epidemiology: You will never lick an envelope again.


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Soupspoon wrote:(The 'classic' Cyrillic thing is that restaurants are "pectopah"s ("Ресторан"). You might hit the back-to-back-Ks or reversed-N, and then there are those that are even more obviously Greek, but a lot of them are non-wierd symbols, albeit a number of times used weirdly.)

I have the opposite problem: I'm immersed enough in Russian-language written materials that I often see English text and inadvertently trying to make sense of it as though the "p"s were "rs" and all the "c"s are soft and capital "H"s are "n," "B" is "v," and all that shit."

And then there's being a Russian native speaker, when you see a phrase like "xoxoxo" (generally understood to mean "hugs and kisses" in the West) and your animal brain reads it as HOHOHO. Bonus points if the original message is "sorry for your loss, xoxoxo".

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