“Now I know some of you have already heard of me, but for the benefit of those who are unfamiliar, let me explain how I teach. Between today until the class right before finals, it is my intention to work into each of my lectures … one lie. Your job, as students, among other things, is to try and catch me in the Lie of the Day.”—Genius teachers are the best
Terry’s pointing out of a collection of Dickens’ work called “Sketches by Boz,” and discovering it was his early pen name, led me to this page. Those who know me, know that my nickname is not an allusion to Dickens but a shortened version of my last name.
“…using math, Jefferson designed a better plow to lift and turn over sod more effectively - this new plow had a huge impact and instead of patenting the invention, Jefferson gave it away it - to be ‘solely used for the good of the people and not for the advancement of the inventor,’ Jefferson encouraged public use of this easily duplicated invention.”—MAKE: Blog TJ was awesome.