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#1 2006-05-09 20:23:47

Registered: 2006-05-09
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"ten-year professor" for tenured prof.



#2 2006-05-11 07:29:37

From: California
Registered: 2005-10-25
Posts: 1665

Re: "ten-year professor" for tenured prof.

This was actually submitted to Contribute by Ken Lakritz—the eggcorn Mozart—back on 12-23-05. For some reason, though, Search didn’t bring this up; I had to go hunting for it. Here’s Ken’s original post, smooshed to fit into one block quotation:

At most academic institutions it takes 7 years to come up for tenure review, but if you throw in a few post-docs, the threshold might be ten years. Examples:
... Mark: Yeah, looks like a post opened up in the site department. And if I kiss up to the old wind bag, you will be dating a fully ten year professor. ...
Gerard P. Martins is a ten-year professor of metallurgy at the Colorado School of Mines.
... in September of 1996 my long-time friend, Dr. Jonathan Salgado, a ten-year professor of preaching at the Nazarene Bible College in Colorado Springs, ...

Last edited by patschwieterman (2006-05-11 07:43:25)



#3 2006-05-21 22:53:04

Chris Waigl
Eggcorn Faerie
From: London, UK
Registered: 2005-10-14
Posts: 115

Re: "ten-year professor" for tenured prof.



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