Indian professor: No, you guys finish your work. Me and Nicole are going to talk about the X-Men.

–Classroom, NYU

Overheard by: Bruce Lee

Religious studies professor: Everyone, quiet down! I'm trying to discuss important matters here. So, professor Trelawney…

–Hunter College

Overheard by: Sarah R

Professor: I'm going to staple you to the wall, I'm not even going to tape you!

–Columbia

Stately, learned history professor: There's this new part of the right wing called the tea baggers. (class laughs) Oh, I meant the tea party. I guess that shows where my modern interests are at.

–Bard High School Early College

Overheard by: Not at tea party member