Tuesday, June 30, 2009


LL.D., Letters indicating the degree Legumptionorum Doctor, one learned in laws, gifted with legal gumption. Some suspicion is cast upon this derivation by the fact that the title was formerly ££.d., and conferred only upon gentlemen distinguished for their wealth. At the date of this writing Columbia University is considering the expediency of making another degree for clergymen, in place of the old D.D. — Damnator Diaboli. The new honor will be known as Sanctorum Custus, and written $$.¢. The name of the Rev. John Satan has been suggested as a suitable recipient by a lover of consistency, who points out that Professor Harry Thurston Peck has long enjoyed the advantage of a degree.

2009 Update: A particularly advanced degree in law available those who prefer to advocate mischief in the classroom rather than the courtroom.


TLP said...

Uh. I thought it was Lucre Loving Demon.

sauerkraut said...

Getting an LL.M. is taxing business; what do with the LL.D? Gotta love them folks at Columbia... almost as nutso as them from Hahvahd.

Nessa said...

I thought that was a new rapper.

pia said...

And I thought it was an old drug with a new name

Dr. Doo-Doo said...

Me too, Pia.

Weirsdo wants a link to flipping out, and she said this had nothing to do with any thing I could sell her, Mr. Dog.

Jamie Dawn said...

I prefer Esquire.

NO I am NOT having another kid. Taylor would probably smother it.

Flip said...

sauerkraut will be happy to know Harvard University has exclusivity on the updated 2009 LL.D. model.

Mr. DOG, tell Dr. Doo-Doo that Weirsdo is a terrible salesperson.

Tom & Icy said...

Wonder if all that work to get those degrees pays off on Judgment Day when you meet your maker.

cooper said...

I was at a global health seminar with one of those once. It was honorary though and boy could you tell. ;)

Anonymous said...

better to have a LLD on your side
a RIP 6 feet above your head
better to deal with the long winded
then the short barrel solution

Jim said...

LL & D Mobile Automotive Repair
25081 La Cresta Ste. A
Dana Point, CA 92629
You can Google for their phone number.

Doug The Una said...

Nice, TLP. Clever and overly generous.

Sauerkraut, I don't know any of 'em so is it ok if I take your word for it?

I'm LLD, yeah, you know me,
Arboreal counsel in your family tree"

I'm sure it's that, Pia. Gotta be that.

Dr. Doo-doo, Weirsdo ought to have that now.

4th trimester, JD? Blow out its ears anyhow.

Flip, I'll leave that to the better salesperson.

Icy, what does the bible say? Something about it being easier for a camel to fit through the eye of a needle than for an educated man to enter the kingdom of heaven.

Haha, Cooper. I used to attend conferences on the same subject. Honorary LLD or earned MPH?

Peace, Bear. Though I'm not sure if I agree, that was poetically put.

Jim, where's Dana Point? And what's yours?

Rabbit Rabbit, Actonbell.

Minka said...

LL.D., a blotting generic, emphasizing the lysergic particle for a decent trip

Ariel the Thief said...

Rappers don't tipically look like you but then again, did Edith Piaf look anything like a world-famous singer? I say, go, man!

Doug The Una said...

Close enough, Minka. Unles you're actually going to take some.

Ariel, do they usually look like Vanilla Ice? The Beastie Boys? See?