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Things I've Learned So Far

Don't ask the instructor -- who is an attorney -- why you would ever need to hire an attorney if a paralegal can do all the paperwork and case preparation ...

and don't ask the instructor if bringing in case studies drawn from Judge Judy can substitute for the library research assignment.

Don't roll your eyes so obviously that the younger kids notice.

Sometimes even 19 year olds should not wear midriff-baring t-shirts ...

However, the majority of these kids have bodies to die for. Darn their 19 year old selves.

Don't drink a boatload of coffee before a four-hour chunk of class time, especially when the instructor has stated she "doesn't believe" in breaks.

The Manolo would not approve of many college instructors' choice of thick-soled maryjanes accessorized with somewhat stubbly bare legs. Just sayin'.

Today's fragrance: something to compete with all the estrogen, Victoria's Secret, testosterone and Axe wafting around the room.


Blogger Jonniker said...

OMG! You are so funny. Damn those 19 year olds in bare midriffs.

(and PS, I have a good friend who is a paralegal, and she has asked question one many, many times)

8:57 AM

Blogger clearing said...

Woohooo! I will not pass this on to the DH.

But you made me laugh.


10:55 AM

Blogger Urban Chick said...

you can't use judge judy case studies?



11:50 AM

Blogger dddragon said...

lol - I can relate. And these kids have an - uh - interesting way of saying things. Ya know? uhhhh. Like, it's so funny.

12:08 PM

Blogger Tom & Icy said...

Sounds like you're doing great.

1:57 PM

Blogger still life said...

that's pretty much everything you need to know isn' it?
a few more classes and you can pack it up!

1:57 PM

Blogger Kate said...

LOL. Don't ask a librarian why you can't substitute the Judge Judy episodes for a research assignment either!!! :-0

Honey, you're fitting in fine already, I can tell. :-)

2:58 PM

Blogger Tan Lucy Pez said...

I think you can just slide now. You've learned so much your brain is probably full.

This was funny!

3:33 PM

Blogger Bela said...

That is so funny! I can just see you sitting there surrounded by those teenagers.

Go with the flow... :-)

3:35 PM

Blogger briefcandle said...

If you can't beat them, join in. Bear that midriff, m! I dare ya'

7:06 PM

Blogger mireille said...

Not a snowball's chance in hell, briefcandle! xoxo

7:09 PM

Blogger AP3 said...

It's fun to be an older student, isn't it?

*sigh* Even I had a nice body at 19...

7:11 PM

Anonymous janey said...

When my nephew became a lawyer (an assistant DA - proud aunt here) I had to stop the lawyer jokes. But....what was the teacher's answer to judge judy?

5:50 PM

Blogger mireille said...

the teacher tried to stop grinning as he told the student that, unfortunately, she would have to go to the library. heh.

6:59 PM

Anonymous neko said...

Ha! Try being the only 22 year old surrounded by returning students the age of your parents... geting a masters in Adult Education when your text book doesn't even deem you an adult.

Mireille, many returning adult students feel out of sinc because of the age thing. Trust me, you've got advantages those unclothed 19 year old hussies can't touch: experience, knowledge, taste...

stiff upper lip!

8:04 AM


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