I could have done something in those
four, make it, five, make it several college years, when wonderful offers like today’s email spam brings:
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What a fool I was, all I ever got was a diploma, and I could have gotten a DIPLOMA, and rather than studying, reading, working, I could have been out on the beach.
Do people really go for this? What kind of person will actually think this is worth calling a number and giving them your credit card info? How crazy is that?
Rock on, PT Barnum, rock on.
The post "Why Did I Ever Waste Time Studying in College?" was originally pushed out of the bottom of a purple jar of Play-Doh at CogDogBlog (http://cogdogblog.com/2006/03/why-did-i-ever-waste-time-studying-in-college/) on March 28, 2006.