Posted on August 12, 2010 by eric
Most of the entries from this year’s Times Higher Education survey of British “exam howlers” are only mildly funny. This one stands out from the pack:
Throughout one essay, a student from the University of Portsmouth wrote about “anus” crimes. The academic marking the paper eventually realized that he meant “heinous” crimes.
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Posted on December 4, 2009 by eric
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Posted on April 23, 2009 by eric
A wonderful torts problem from Overheard in New York:
Suit on cell: You’re stupid enough to swallow a condom but you’re smart enough to know you can sue someone.
–69th & York
Sounds like some of the clients I represented when I was in legal practicel.
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Posted on January 25, 2009 by eric
I hadn’t seen the “Snuggie” infomercial before reading this assessment by columnist Joe Posnanski. The ad is every bit as hilarious and creepy as Posnanski suggests.
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Posted on January 22, 2009 by eric
I’m just enough of a computer geek to find this amusing.
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Posted on December 15, 2008 by eric
The fact that this game is in Norwegian makes it even funnier.
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Posted on August 11, 2008 by eric
Orientation for new students begins today. This year, I’ll be teaching Civil Procedure, so I’ll have an opportunity to intimidate teach the 1Ls (unlike last year, when I only taught the jaded 2Ls). I’ve modeled my first lesson plan on this example.
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Posted on May 9, 2008 by eric
For those, like Tom, who don’t enjoy the cutesiness of LOLCATS, I recommend The FAIL Blog. Here’s a sample:
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Posted on April 1, 2008 by eric