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Putting on the Fresh Person Fifteen

jerskin Wrote: Oct 29, 2012 9:40 AM
Times have really changed, I guess now days I would have been kicked out of the University of North Dakota had I been heard asking an idiot lady whom I was tutoring in paralegal studies which university that black b*z&^h Oprah got her law degree, when she was trying to use an Oprah quote to argue a legal point for a class. Of course that was back in the mid 90's I would imagine that just wouldn't make the grade now days even in North Dakota. (Probably wouldn't have made the grade there either if the wrong person had heard me, this took place in the Student Union.)

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