Psychology professor: So with the gustatory system the motor action is basically spit or swallow. That reminds me of… never mind. –NYU Professor: As rigid as it may sound, I would really prefer that you provide me with the literal translation of the Latin on all quizzes and exams, rather than rearranging the grammar to make it sound less awkward in English, so as to preserve the integrity of the Latin prose. Yeah, that's how I roll. –Lincoln Center, Fordham University Overheard by: Classics Student Social psychology professor: The field of psychology doesn't run on… Dunkin'. –New School University English professor to class of freshwomen: When you get drunk, does your judgment suffer? (silent awkward pause) Well, you girls might be a little young for it, but I know my judgment suffers! –Barnard College Overheard by: High Aspirations English professor: I know it sounds like an asshole thing to say, but that's what I'm here for guys. I'm here to be your asshole. –English Seminar, Fordham