What You Didn't Learn In School

Mar. 19 2010, Published 9:01 a.m. ET

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Every try to bluff an answer on your college exams? Of course. We all did. Now college professor Anders Henriksson has taken some of those  desperate attempts to bluff the right answer and put them in his new book. College in a Nutskull is a “study guide” that culls funny --and very often outrageous material --from actual exam books of real college students.

If you have a Senior, give it to them for some comic relief!

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College in a Nutskull includes the must know “facts” for every subject:

American History: “The Underground Railroad was built as the nation's first public transit system.” 

Economics: “The theory of surplus value is Marx’s idea that you always shop with coupons.” 

Geography: “The upside to global warming is that we will finally discover what is buried under the polar ice caps”

Language: “The fact that Chinese is tonal means that it is best learned by Chinese and musicians.”


English Literature: “Jay Gatsby moved to East Egg because it would be a good place to raise chickens.” 

Political Science: “Socialism is like when you go out with your friends.”



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