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Friday, January 02, 2009

For the Jokes

by folkbum

When my students ask me what the real value of an education is, I don't always talk about the money (though it's true that more education generally means more money). I often tell them that it's so they can get more jokes. For example, I fear not enough of my students would be laughing all day at this, as I have been:

You have to know the history, the literature, the culture, etc., if you want to get all the funny there is.

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