The resident faculty left a light bulb joke outside the mail room this morning. The staff aren’t usually paranoid, but we hope it was just a clue…. (More)
First our thanks to last week’s writers:
On Monday, you shared your stories of offline political activism in Things We Did This Week, Linda Lee offered 50 Shades of Gray Sky in Midday Matinee, and Winter B shared Study Assesses the Real Costs of Fracking in Our Earth.
On Wednesday, the Squirrel tried again with 7 Things That Made Me Grumpy Before Breakfast and 1 Thing That Didn’t in Morning Feature and Linda Lee shared I Miss Manners in Midday Matinee.
On the weekend, the resident faculty concluded their series on Leveraging Change with Change How? in Saturday’s Morning Feature, the campus went offline for a server migration on Sunday morning, and Winter B brought our weekly Eco News Roundup that night in Our Earth.
Note: Please share your stories of offline political activism in Things We Did This Week.
Thus we return to the light bulb joke left outside the mail room as the resident faculty made their way from the
wine cellar library where they spent the weekend drinking thinking on our motto of Magis vinum, magis verum (“More wine, more truth”) to the hot tub faculty lounge for their weekly game where the underwear goes flying planning conference:
“I wonder if they’re hinting that we need help,” the
Professor of Astrology Janitor said.
“Now, now,” Chef said as she brought out the decoder ring:
“I’m sure it’s just their weekly clue,” Chef continued, scraping stray pecans into the Squirrel’s bowl.
The Squirrel watched and nodded as he tapped at his Blewberry. “That’s what I heard as I scampered past the
hot tub faculty lounge squirrel bath. They were disclosing.”
Professor of Astrology Janitor chuckled. “You mean disrobing.”
Chef shrugged. “Disclosing works too, I guess.”
The Squirrel shook his head and tapped at his Blewberry. “I don’t think that’s what they meant. They were talking about a paper by George Loewenstein, Cass Sunstein, and Russell Golman on how research in psychology and behavioral economics can improve mandatory disclosure policies. I think they have some other psychology stuff too, but they heard me in the grass and I didn’t want to disclose myself.”
“I should hope not,” the
Professor of Astrology Janitor said. “That’s the only fur coat you have.”