Quotes II

'I am the laughing stock of my colleagues.'
- Dr Pattabiraman, instructor, Statistical Physics.

'I like movies more than I like Physics.'
- Dr Pattabiraman.

'We will give you a W, sir'
- Srinand to Dr Pattabiraman, who cancels two classes a week.

'Happiness is equal to "What you have" divided by "What you want to have". In the West, they try to increase the numerator. In the East, they try to decrease the denominator.'
- Dr Shanti Pavan, quoting his prof.

'I hope you will not object if I also offer the Doctor my most enthusiastic contrafibularities... Oh, I'm sorry, sir. I'm anuspeptic, phrasmotic, even compunctious to have caused you such pericombobulation.'
- Edmund Blackadder, psyching Samuel Johnson out.

'Are we still friends?'
- Dr Chaudhry, at the end of a particularly cumbersome class-assignment.

'Please get surprised.'
- Dr Pattabiraman, on the availability of no more than two sets of statistics for particles in any n-D.

'Your maidservant is not going to sleep with you. She has to leave.'
- Dr A Subbu, explaining why injected medical nanorobots, after their mission, cannot stay in the system.

'You can't put "Saarag 2008 co-ord" as your credentials [in the application form]'
- NDK, minutes before the co-ordship interview.

'I saw you kissing him... No problem.'

Dr Murthy to Srinand, much to the embarrassment of Kudhu.

'There is no girl in your class... If there was one I don't know what Srinand would have done.'
- Dr Murthy, a minute later.

'Nobody has this book because of its cost. I bought it during one of my visits to America. For 30 dollars. That is about 1,200 rupees. '
- Dr A Subbu, lending me a book price-tagged $17.95.

'How do we recognize it?'
- Dr Gadagkar in his PreShaastra lecture, fielding the question 'Do ants have Art?'

'She had to take the picture [of the sun coming over the horizon] quickly, considering we had just 16 sunrises and sunsets a day.'
- Arne Christer Fuglesang in his PreShaastra lecture, referring to a photograph by Sunita Williams aboard Discovery during its orbit.

'No, we don't.'
- The most frequently uttered line (TMFUL) in Shaastra '07, at Prize & Prize Money Desk.

'Do you give participation certificates?'
- The most frequently asked question in Shaastra '07, at Prize & Prize Money Desk.

'So you say those who didn't win are fools?'
- Anonymous, losing his head on being told TMFUL.

'We all enjoy the humour of Bill Watterson and his Boy Genius and the wit of Douglas Adams and his office humour'
- Shaastra '07 Daily Events Co-ord, who has every reason to believe Stephen Fleming discovered penicillin.

3 Obiter dicta:

Blogger unni krishnan couldn't resist being opinionated thus:

'Are we still friends?'
- Dr Chaudhry, at the end of a particularly cumbersome class-assignment.

Gosh! that split me up in different ways.
LOL with gigantic fonts.

10:02 PM  
Anonymous P couldn't resist being opinionated thus:

Dr. Subbu's one is... LOLax!

Personally, i felt your previous collections were a grade better. Still, it is good.

8:02 PM  
Anonymous Fishy couldn't resist being opinionated thus:

lol lol i remember!!

8:47 AM  

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