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To: daniel1212
My Dad,a Depression baby who grew up in the Irish slums of South Boston ("Southie",to us natives) never went to college (*far* too poor in the 1930's) but wound up managing numerous Harvard and MIT grads during his career.Her used to joke,particularly,about the Harvard guys although he respected them in reality.He used to say things like "if you can't go to college,go to Harvard"..."you can always tell a Harvard man,but you can't tell him much"...and "how do you like your oysters? Raw,raw,raw".

And that was back when a Harvard degree meant that you had actually *accomplished* something.

23 posted on 02/02/2013 8:58:32 AM PST by Gay State Conservative ("Progressives" toss the word "racist" around like chimps toss their feces)
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To: Gay State Conservative

Beggin’ y’pahd’n, suhhh, but it’s Hahvid an’ oystuz ... ESPECIALLY in Southie !


27 posted on 02/02/2013 9:05:30 AM PST by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: Gay State Conservative
At a grocery store near MIT and Harvard, the limited item count express lane checkout chick was known to remark "Are you from Harvard and can't count or from MIT and can't read?"

(At least that's the way I heard it....)

57 posted on 02/02/2013 1:50:25 PM PST by Paladin2
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