>Here is the Engineering guide to everyday terms and phrases.
>Term or Phrase: Interpretation:
>A "short" assignment All-nighter
>High curve An average score of 45%
>Extra credit Patting yourself on the back
>About four years "How long have you been a senior?"
>"The good old days" Before vector calculus
>A wild weekend Playing "Doom" between lab write-ups
>Unstable equilibrium No more coffee
>Being social Group study
>Take-home tests Group study
>Conservation of energy Skipping a lecture
>"I aced that exam" A bold faced lie
>Multiple choice exam A) study or B) not study
>Going for a smoke Intro electronics lab
>A real blast Intro chem lab
>Standard deviation Watching Star Trek while studying
>Unemployment office Humanities career placement
>Near-death experience Calculator quits during exam
>"Go to the other end of
> Engineering Hall" "Get lost buddy"
>A "great" parking spot Any parking spot
>Spring Break Try a larger spring constant!