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Fattening a Cow

I didn’t do my homework yet! I have an excuse, my back has gone out, or is half-way out. The lab is in a few hours, but I’ll get it done during my lunch hour because even a sciencoramus like me knows that a course like Energy and the Environment is incremental and that without the foundation, I can forget understanding anything else.

January 25, 2010
 

I didn’t do my homework yet! I have an excuse, my back has gone out, or is half-way out. The lab is in a few hours, but I’ll get it done during my lunch hour because even a sciencoramus like me knows that a course like Energy and the Environment is incremental and that without the foundation, I can forget understanding anything else.

As Trace, henceforth PTJ (or Professor Trace Jordan -- it occurs to me that should any of the students in the course find out about this, the formality should be observed), informed us of Thursday, you cannot cram the night before for the final in this course. Indeed, cramming is not a good idea for any course, for, as an Irish farming adage has it, “You can’t fatten a cow on the way to market.”

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