Thursday, February 3, 2011

Read This Now - Getting Through That Talk

Or seminar if you want to sound more refined, or at least like you have more letters after your name than I do.

Seriously though, if you're in grad school or any academic or research field you should check this out.  It might be a little over the top but it cuts close enough to be hilarious...

One key to understanding seminars, should you fail to escape one before it begins, is realizing that seminar speakers couch their abundant jargon in half-truths. Euphemisms fly by so fast that inexperienced audience members may not be able to translate them in real time -- hence this handy guide.
(via TMN)

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