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Lunacy

Cuius est solum, eius est usque ad coelum et ad inferos, goes the axiom.  Property rights extend not just to the surface, but infinitely out to space.  This set us to thinking about a Robert Heinlein novella, The Man Who Sold the Moon.  If we could somehow arrange to be directly under the Moon, we’d have … Continue reading »

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Dime(bag) For Your Thoughts?

Context: discussing Washington and Colorado’s recent legalization of marijuana. Prof. B.: In Colorado they sold a million dollars’ worth on the first day. Student: Think of the tax revenues of that.  They’re going to have some great highways. Smartarse Student: …no pun intended.

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…You Might Be A Redneck

If you’ve ever been involved in a custody fight over a huntin’ dog…. From the public record, we found one even better.  If you’ve ever been involved in a custody fight over a cowboy hat (see page 3), you might be a redneck. (Note: this document is in the public record, and all of the public filings of the … Continue reading »

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“Y’all Didn’t Think That One Through, Did You?” Lunar Edition

The Hill is reporting that two Representatives (Donna Edwards, D-MD, and Eddie Bernice Johnson, D-TX) are proposing the establishment of a National Park on the moon. Yes, the moon. Clearly, they’re unfamiliar with the Outer Space Treaty, which forbids a government from claiming any land upon the moon (undoubtedly, this is why they’re Representatives, not … Continue reading »

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Playing with Fire

In discussing a case… Prof. B.:  Good explanation.  Did the dissent agree with the majority? Smartarse Student:  No…pretty much by definition of dissent. Prof. B.:  <performs migraine salute while class laughs> Okay, that’s fair, you got me. Two minutes later, Prof. B. is grilling smartarse student Smartarse Student:  This is you getting even with me, … Continue reading »

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Going Out In Style

Sitting in the last session of our Commercial Paper class today, there came a rapping at the chamber door.  Prof. H. opened the door to find a pizza delivery man bearing goods.  Surprised, and a bit amused, Prof. H. asks the class who ordered it.  Much excited whispering and laughing, but nobody admits to it.  … Continue reading »

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On Hostile Takeovers

Prof. M: “…the technical term is they get screwed on the backend.  That’s on, not in, Mr. <smartarse student>.” <class erupts in laughter> Later: Prof. M: “What happens when shareholder value is locked up in an incestuous relationship between incompetent management and an incompetent board?” Smartarse student: “Dell.”

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Lawyer Meets Sysadmin

$ man suedo SYNOPSIS Obtain privileges by using a court INVOCATION Unfortunately by telling you how to invoke this command we would open ourselves as target. Please contact your lawyer for more information. SEE ALSO court(8), lawyer(8) http://news.slashdot.org/comments.pl?sid=3607225&cid=43342405

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Definitions

“Synergies: firing people!” –Prof. M

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