Animal Rights

A modern concept, which applies only to animals with the following characteristics: rare, pretty, big, cute, furry, huggable, or lovable. Animals with Rights: Cats, Dogs, Dolphins, Whales, Cute bunnies, Panda Animals without Rights: Cockroaches, flies, sharks, tuna in tuna nets, scorpions, ants


(n.): A person who constantly ask for your advice, yet always does the opposite of what you told them


(adj.) : A PC term started to be used in the late '80s to describe Americans having African ancestors. The rationale was not judge people by the color of their skin. The inventors of the term argued you should be identified by where your ancestors are from. Technically, any person from the African continent should be called African-American, such as North African countries like Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, and Egypt but that's not the kind of African-American we mean. That is, we're really talking about skin color, but we're pretending that we aren't. read more [....]

A fact of life

(n.) something that must be accepted as true, even if it's unpleasant: read more [....]


(n.) A technical creature, who cuts trees to build houses and name the streets after the trees.

Abridged Collection of Interdisciplinary Laws

Collection of modern proverbs. The collection started in 1974, when Conrad Schneiker first typed in Murphy's Laws to explore the workings of a new computer at the University of Arizona Computing Center. read more [....]


(n.) an opinion we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we didn’t

Academic politics

one of the most vicious and bitter form of politics, because the stakes are so low.


(n.) An accountant without a sense of humor


Those who can -- do. Those who cannot -- teach. Those who cannot teach -- administrate

Applied Terror

The night before the English History midterm, your professor will assign 200 pages of new material


the belief that people give a shit about each other


a flying passenger vehicle which can only operate if you put your tray tables away and return your seats to the upright position.


(n.) people with a strict dress code of black attire

Airplane seat

(n.) a place which is less comfortable to sleep on than a rock or a barbed-wired fence