Posted by Elithraniel Arawion on Thursday, January 29, 2009
Your class is as cranky as you are...
My class... journalism final year... are a cranky lot... and we were all at our heights today in our current affairs class... here's a taste of what happened... we were answering for a few questions she had given us yesterday.. of course.. none of us really knew what answers we were giving.. here's proof
Lecturer: What is lord swaraj paul's achievement?
Enthu student 1 (ES): He became a 'Lord'
Lecturer: Who give him the title?
ES1: The queen
Lecturer: Which queen?
ES1: Queen of England, o course.
ES1: Her highness
Lecturer: High-ness only. Who is the special representative appointed by Obama to pakistan and afghanistan?
ES2: Richard Hallbroke
Lecturer: Why for pakistan and not india?
ES2: Because Obama said so!
Lecturer: Name 5 women achievers
Lecturer: R, get up. Name a woman achiever
R: Mahendra Singh Dhoni!
Lecturer: Are you even in the class?
R: Yup. I'm sitting right in front of you
Lecturer: Ok. Next. What is ESMA?
*points at poor me, sitting silently*
*Me gets up*
Me: Essential Services Maintenance Act
Lecturer: Why was it used recently?
*Me turns to Rash, "Pssst! You never wrote that part"*
Lecturer: Well? I'm waiting
Me: Uhh.. akshully
Lecturer: What? Lorry? Yes yes, right answer. Sit down.
*Me sits, completely bewildered*
Lecturer: Next. What is January 24 celebrated as?
Class: World girl's day...Girls rock.. yay! we are amazing.. the government has done the right thing... super... whooo hooo!
Lecturer: Uhh.. sorry to disappoint you girls but its International Girl CHILD's Day..
Class: Cha.. just miss!
Lecturer: What is SWAT?
ES3: It's a place near the border of afghan and pakistan...
Lecturer: It's in pakistan. What's happening there?
ES3: Well.. the army there are shooting guns against people who are fighting against them and they are fighting for...
Lecturer: It's been Talibanised!
ES3: Exactly what i wanted to say ma'am
Lecturer: Which country recently celebrated 50 years of independence?
ES4: SRI LANKA!
Lecturer: WHAT?! Who did they get independence from?
ES4: That, i don't know ma'am.
Lecturer: Oh god! And you call yourself a journalism student.. your wrong
Lecturer: Nepal got democracy last year!
ES5: Oh yeah, no. sorry, confusion.
Lecturer: What other places are there?
Class: India, Pakistan, Bhutan, Myanmar, Italy, America, Africa *A says "I'm sure its some darn african country that we don't know about!"*, vietnam, cuba
Lecturer: I HEARD THE ANSWER SOMWHERE?
Class: India? Bhutan? Cuba?
Class: YES, YES ITS CUBA!
Lecturer: Which actor recently joined politics?
ES7: Sanjay's butt.. i mean.. dutt
Lecturer: What did u say?
ES7: Sanjay Dutt.. Samajwadi party ma'am
Lecturer: Who is sister Nirmala?
ES8: Didn't she get baptised?
Lecturer: That was sister Alphonse..
ES8: Alphonse is a kind of mango..
Lecturer: Why are you saying something totally disconnected?
ES8: I'm trying to figure out why a mango would be baptised while a nirmala would not
Lecturer: I'm getting out of this class!
ES9: Is that a question?
*Lecturer stomps out!*