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What's the biggest "inside joke" on your campus?


Replies to: What's the biggest "inside joke" on your campus?

  • KudryavkaKudryavka Registered User Posts: 879 Member
    Grinnell's biggest inside jokes are probably "yellow bikes" and "foam machine".
  • charlieschmcharlieschm Registered User Posts: 4,282 Senior Member
    Years ago, at U. of Virginia, whenever a tourist asked for directions, they were told "it's the red brick building with the white pillars, you can't miss it."

    (That described 90% of the buildings on grounds, and about 10% of the buildings in the town. It even describes the 20,000 seat arena.)
  • YonderMountainYonderMountain Registered User Posts: 290 Junior Member
    Here it's probably references to the decommissioned submarine that is allegedly buried underneath the campus.
  • AUGirlAUGirl Registered User Posts: 2,890 Senior Member
    Thomas Cooper is really famous for getting around a lot. A lot of girls spend the night at his place and have study dates with him. (TC is the library.)

    And of course... Our mascot is the Gamecock, so we have lots of jokes about ***** and t-shirts and things like that.

    We always say "Go *****!" on our facebook statuses, and a lot of kids are from up north (we're almost half out-of-state), and they always have friends who comment and are like "You seriously say that?" or "That's offensive!" or "Did you get hacked?"
  • clockworkclockwork Registered User Posts: 277 Junior Member
    People often say they're going out on a date with Homer. That's the name of our library.
  • silvercrystalsilvercrystal Registered User Posts: 69 Junior Member
    The third floor of Geisel...if that counts.
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