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Comments on: Two conversations I can’t imagine having with students, plus a bonus cold, hard fact http://www.jbj.wordherders.net/2008/03/24/two-conversations-i-cant-imagine-having-with-students-plus-a-bonus-cold-hard-fact/ "A man needn't go far to find a subject, if he's ready with his salt-box."--Uncle Pumblechook Wed, 14 May 2014 19:32:14 +0000 hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.1 By: Knitting Clio http://www.jbj.wordherders.net/2008/03/24/two-conversations-i-cant-imagine-having-with-students-plus-a-bonus-cold-hard-fact/comment-page-1/#comment-8772 Sun, 30 Mar 2008 12:11:50 +0000 http://www.jbj.wordherders.net/2008/03/24/two-conversations-i-cant-imagine-having-with-students-plus-a-bonus-cold-hard-fact/#comment-8772 re: diction, I love the way students pronounce the city where our university is located – New Bri-uh. No wonder they can’t spell it correctly. . .

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By: Alex http://www.jbj.wordherders.net/2008/03/24/two-conversations-i-cant-imagine-having-with-students-plus-a-bonus-cold-hard-fact/comment-page-1/#comment-8654 Wed, 26 Mar 2008 15:50:43 +0000 http://www.jbj.wordherders.net/2008/03/24/two-conversations-i-cant-imagine-having-with-students-plus-a-bonus-cold-hard-fact/#comment-8654 I was at least two-thirds of that freshman student: I loved the idea of the Turing test, and was familiar (though not explicitly) with ELIZA. Anachronism came later, but I could probably have given a fuzzy definition.

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By: Tom http://www.jbj.wordherders.net/2008/03/24/two-conversations-i-cant-imagine-having-with-students-plus-a-bonus-cold-hard-fact/comment-page-1/#comment-8617 Tue, 25 Mar 2008 11:03:28 +0000 http://www.jbj.wordherders.net/2008/03/24/two-conversations-i-cant-imagine-having-with-students-plus-a-bonus-cold-hard-fact/#comment-8617 What that college attendance figure means is that many of those 4th graders never graduate from high school.

The graduation rate is allegedly 70%, but I don’t really believe that.

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