Wednesday, May 17, 2006

Dear Graduates, just not the usual speech

The Phantom Professor has written a commencement speech for the graduates. It provides a blend of satire with a grain or two of reality. If you have heard your share of commencement speeches, and you are sick of the usual b.s. they convey, go on over and read her writing. Here is a little sample:

It would be foolish for me to repeat all those usual commencement speech clichés. You know, all that rosy hooha about the next decade being the best years of your life, about how you should be persistent, about how you should hold onto your dreams and how even a C student can become president of these United States. Except for that last one, it's all bullshit.

Now go read the rest.

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