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Old 11-02-2006, 07:19 PM   #81
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BA English/MA English. I know, why repeat myself? At the time I wanted to be a college teacher but it took around 11 years to get there. In the meantime I worked as an editor & mom extraordinaire. When people imply that liberal arts degrees are not marketable, I always laugh, usually privately, since everyone I know was a liberal arts major at one point and they went on to law school, MBA school, medical school, and big business. These days it doesn't matter what you major in, it's what you do with your skills and smarts that take you places.
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Re: What'd you major in?
Old 11-02-2006, 08:56 PM   #82
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BS Nursing
married an engineer (lots of nurse/engineer pairings at my university)

spent most of my working life in inpatient psychiatry. Probably the easiest career for a woman to work around her family. And you can always get a job.
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BS Nursing
married an engineer (lots of nurse/engineer pairings at my university)

spent most of my working life in inpatient psychiatry. Probably the easiest career for a woman to work around her family. And you can always get a job.
and it's particuarly useful if you marry an engineer.
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Anyone notice the OP ended a sentence with a preposition... :P
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Anyone notice the OP ended a sentence with a preposition... :P
If done with finesse, there's nothing wrong with that. (Perhaps I need one of those professional disclaimers )
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If done with finesse, there's nothing wrong with that. (Perhaps I need one of those professional disclaimers )
I think it was Winston Churchill who shot back at an editor who changed one of his sentences ending with a preposition: "This is the kind of impertinence up with which I shall not put."


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Anyone notice the OP ended a sentence with a preposition... :P
Hey -- you tawkin ta me?

If so, I think you're just jealous that my preposition dangles more than yours.
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Hey -- you tawkin ta me?

If so, I think you're just jealous that my preposition dangles more than yours.


You're way funnier than my doctor........need any new patients??
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