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Shit My Students Write
Posted: 01 December 2011 12:44 PM   [ Ignore ]
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http://shitmystudentswrite.tumblr.com/  (note:  there are 24 pages of this stuff…this is just the first page)  I think we should ALL be worried:

Posthumous publication

Plato wrote the last days of Socrates, and describes within that document how Socrates comes to accept his death is 399 B.C. The text was written the years following his death but wasn’t officially published by Penguin Classics until 1954.

Posted on November 30, 2011 with 176 notes

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“JSTOR: An Error Occurred Setting Your User Cookie.” JSTOR: An Error Occurred Setting Your User Cookie. N.p., n.d. Web. 4 Nov. 2011

Posted on November 29, 2011 with 1,293 notes

The ancient keytar

A keyboard instrument that was around before the piano was the keytar.

Posted on November 21, 2011 with 150 notes

The Pastrami’s

This is not the only time in history men were castrated.  In my music class I found out that eons of years ago male children were castrated so they could become soprano’s.  Soprano’s were highly thought of by society and since they were castrated as very small children, they were raised as soprano’s.  This group of men were called the pastrami’s.  Look it up, very interesting.

Posted on November 18, 2011 with 165 notes

Profiled as the whiniest races

Racial profiling has been around forever and can happen to any race, of any kind, at any time. However African Americans, Hispanics, and descendants from the Middle East are far more likely to complain about it than any other race.

Posted on November 16, 2011 with 193 notes

Game of War

The Korean War was a battle between North and South Vietnam. They were fighting over who would contain the other in a mad game of Dominoes.

Posted on November 15, 2011 with 173 notes

The others get crazy.

He didn’t really want to go to the others’ bedroom because he didn’t even want to think what kind of dirty orgasm lived there.

Posted on November 14, 2011 with 121 notes

Shalom, motherf*ckers

Our house was a constant target for drive-by shootings and mazel tov cocktails.

Posted on November 11, 2011 with 717 notes

Start ‘em young

Las Vegas has already legalized gambling, prostitution (in some areas) and other entertainment for children.

Posted on November 10, 2011 with 88 notes

I’m my own grandpa.

Oedipus married his mother, who also happened to be his wife.

Posted on November 9, 2011 with 124 notes

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Posted: 02 December 2011 05:06 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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Heheheh….I love that site and have it in my RSS feeds for a while now. Luckily, none of my students has merritted a submission yet….

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J. Kruger & D. Dunning (1999), Unskilled and unaware of it: how difficulties in recognizing one’s own incompetence lead to inflated self-assessments. J Pers Soc Psychol. 77, 1121-1134

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Posted: 09 December 2011 10:44 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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Some of those are funny because of simple typos, and others are funny simply for their “Wow blank stare ” factor… LOL

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