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Harvesting the wind: 'Blah, blah, blah. . .'
Why College Costs So Much 101.
"This is for anyone on the panel- how can I be up there instead of down here?"
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"I think you should all consider yourself very fortunate to be here considering how few seats there are for this event."
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'Remember, kids - There are no dumb questions, only dumb questioners.'
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'I'm now going to open the floor to questions.'
"Son, I think it's about time we had the TED Talk."
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"Bile exits the gallbladder, passes through the cystic duct, gets released into the intestines, and, ultimately, winds up on the Internet."
"Thank you. It wasn't too 'preachy', was it?"
"Caldwell know whereof he speaks. At least until around eight-thirty or nine."
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'Before we begin, please turn off all cell phones.'
'And when all else fails...'
'Remember, an economic boom is usually followed by an economic kaboom,'
'Dang, I forgot my notes!'
"I'm not speaking to you as a Republican or as an American. I'm speaking to you as your grandfather."
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"To talk about the 76% of my time preparing lectures, press one. To talk about why adjunct professors teach most of the classes, press two, to talk. . ."
'Your lectures cured my sleep disorder.'
A teacher walks into a classroom full of chatting students; once he starts to talk the students fall asleep.
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"It goes over my head."
"Do you ever feel like every TED Talk winds up being about the same thing?"
"All I needed to know, I learned in kindergarten. That's why I'm flunking out."
" 'How I Spent My Sabbatical,' by Professor Harvey Brinkman."
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'OK, team, let's review: when the arrow goes down, it means...?
"I'm afriad we had to cancel the 'perfect planning ' seminar. We forgot to book the hotel until it was to late and the speaker we hoped to use died in 1958."