This all started way back when I was in college. A few of my friends and I had a series of strange things happen to us on a particular day in July, and somehow we were able to find the humor in that. While sitting in a shady diner at around three in the morning, I decided to write them out on a napkin just so we can someday look at it and laugh. Someone then said, “Put it on your blog!” and since I was a novice blogger, and looking for ideas, this seemed plausible. I never thought it would make it past that one particular post I put on the blog almost six years ago, but somehow it did. I think I received the most feedback on “Life is Funny” than I ever did on anything else, and hence this series was born.
If you are a regular reader, you know what I mean. If you are new to the blog, these are true quotes and incidents from the people I interact with. Please feel free to dig into the archives by clicking on “Funny Quotes” on the menu bar above. I hope you have as much fun reading them as I have compiling them. Thank you for sharing with me my silly life.
After a particularly stressful week...
R I'm so out of it, I feel like a zombie.
J: Yeah, but zombies get to eat.
We make promises all the time that we don’t intend to keep... like I'll be there in 10 minutes. I will buy you a beer tomorrow night. I will love you forever…
-Professor, explaining the difference between a contract and a promise
S: How is that roommate of yours?
A: Oh, that guy is great – Man, he had a big heart…… for multiple women.
Just because you are cleared for take-off, doesn’t mean you are going to get there.
-while sitting in the plane and waiting.
I now understand why the University doesn't have roof access for the students.
-J, one day before a particularly difficult final exam.
D: Well, for next class we have a presentation on ethical writing
J: meaning, a lecture about don’t-plagiarize-on-our-zero-remaining-assignments?
-Last two lectures of the class before the semester ends.
Announcement at the airport:
Angela May. This is for passenger Angela May. You are supposed to be in Chicago, and you are not there. Please report to Gate A5. This is still Boston, you are in the wroooong city.
The authors of your textbook are a lot like me - they make a lot of bad jokes.
-Professor, introducing the textbook
I remain unconvinced by most conspiracy theories. They require a degree of government competence which I am not prepared to accept.
If you want to see a "deer-in-the-headlights" look from an auditorium full of medical students, just mention the phrase "malpractice."
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