|#4883||Comparing information and knowledge is like asking whether the fatness|
of a pig is more or less green than the designated hitter rule."
-- David Guaspari
You don't know who I am and frankly shouldn't care, but
unknown to you we have something in common. We are both rather
prone to mistakes. I was elected Student Government President by
mistake, and you came to school here by mistake.
|#4885||Dear Miss Manners:|
My home economics teacher says that one must never place one's
elbows on the table. However, I have read that one elbow, in between
courses, is all right. Which is correct?
For the purpose of answering examinations in your home economics
class, your teacher is correct. Catching on to this principle of
education may be of even greater importance to you now than learning
correct current table manners, vital as Miss Manners believes that is.
|#4886||Department chairmen never die, they just lose their faculties.|
|#4887||Did you know the University of Iowa closed down after someone stole the book?|
|#4888||Do not clog intellect's sluices with bits of knowledge of questionable uses.|
|#4889||Do you know the difference between education and experience? Education|
is what you get when you read the fine print; experience is what you get
when you don't.
-- Pete Seeger
|#4890||Do you think that illiterate people get the full effect of alphabet soup?|
|#4891||Education and religion are two things not regulated by supply and|
demand. The less of either the people have, the less they want.
-- Charlotte Observer, 1897
|#4892||Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to|
time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
-- Oscar Wilde, "The Critic as Artist"
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