Browsing All posts tagged under »academic wankery«

Ramping up the scholarly flak

December 2, 2012

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’ERE WE GO AGAIN! Yet another post about that long-running saga (sago?) on the word scholarism that’s also the name of a Hong Kong student protest group. Learn English or Starve has gotten lots of off-site flak (German: fliegerabwehrkanone, lit. ‘aeroplane defence cannon’: anti-aircraft fire — as if you didn’t know already) for our two […]

Value of your degree in today’s world

November 3, 2011

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Here is a thread on Reddit that really, really shows what the man (or woman) in the street has found out about the real-life value of a university degree: Value of a college degree | Reddit | 03 Nov 2011 http://www.reddit.com/r/funny/comments/lydb8/value_of_a_college_degree/ The thread is longish, but worth the read. A selection of the most apposite […]