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'Congratulations, your days of avoiding the real world are finally over.'
Graduate School: That's right,,,You're STILL here,
"Being a post-doc for thirty years can really screw up your life."
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'In the future, that should produce thousands of PhD theses.'
'You're kidding... I've got a masters in philosophy too!'
'Agreed. We fund only those proposals we can understand.'
Stan Mack's Real Life Funnies: The Science of Love
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"An excellent defense. Let's give her the doctorate."
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'It doesn't matter that your thesis is on extra sensory perception, you can't cite mindreading in your references.'
'I'm sorry - Mr. Jenkins, MBA, PhD, MD, Esq. is O.U.T.'
"People are always whining about food labelling, but there's NOTHING that ANYONE with a reasonable chemistry degree and maybe a PhD in pharmacology wouldn't with a little effort, be able to understand....At least a little."
"Those who don't study history are doomed to repeat it. Yet those who do study history are doomed to stand by helplessly while everyone else repeats it."
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Congratulations on your PhD.
'Thanks, I started collecting diplomas when I was seven.'
Memory Foam Mattress - MBA Harvard, PhD Stanford.
"A Ph.D. in physics, experience in aerospace and rocketry...of course I can juggle."
'I need to borrow your Ph.D. for a half hour tomorrow. I have a major problem to solve.'
Thank you for not doing research that has already been done.
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"My grant is somewhat restrictive. I have to work only with even numbers."
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"Really? I got my PhD in economics, too."
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A Guide to Academic Gowns and Hoods
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"It doesn't bother me that I have a Ph.D. and I work here. My Ph.D. is in selling fish."
"Well, I have a Ph.D. in geology, and I can't find a thing either."
"I think, therefore I am...or am I?..."
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