Still More Student Levity

Al Wahrhaftig (wahrhaft@VAX.SONOMA.EDU)
Tue, 9 May 1995 14:32:35 -0400

Since we are on the subject, here are a couple of gems from my collection:

"As with most families, my parents and my grandparents are each from a
different generation than I am from."
Now there's a generalization that's hard to argue with, and don't quote me
that old song about "I'm my own grandpaw".

"Iwas raised primarily by my sister and my mother. My sister was ten years
older than I and the product of my mother's first marriage, my father being her
Talk about carrying fertility to an extreme!

And finallyl we have the student who apologized tome for the lack of sources
consulted in her paper on Franz Boas "because Boas doesn't seem to have
published much since his death."