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  •  Yes, Ptolemy (none)
    but sadly, the most politically savvy department as well.

    I remember encountering this gem while doing a wee bit of research in the Yale Classics library:

    It went something like this:
    Advice to professors:
    Always be nice to your A students, for one day they will be your colleagues

    Always be nice to your B students, for one day their children will be your students

    And always be nice to your C students, for one day they will endow a chair in your department.

    Just sayin'

    When my country, into which I had just set my foot, was set on fire about my ears, it was time to stir. It was time for every man to stir. -- Thomas Paine

    by original practice on Tue Mar 29, 2005 at 04:59:28 PM PST

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    •  Not so savvy now (none)
      One of their C students is leading the march against thinking people everywhere.
      •  Yup, this movie will be called (none)
        Revenge of the C students.

        Oh, the irony.

        When my country, into which I had just set my foot, was set on fire about my ears, it was time to stir. It was time for every man to stir. -- Thomas Paine

        by original practice on Tue Mar 29, 2005 at 10:05:19 PM PST

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