Friday Wisdom – English Major

On announcing to my father that I was going to get a BA in English, he replied:

“Well, an English Major is better than being a Canadian Captain.”

Thanks dad.

More wisdom next week,

Andrew

About Andrew Reynolds

Born in California Did the school thing studying electronics, computers, release engineering and literary criticism. I work in the high tech world doing software release engineering Then I got prostate cancer Now I am a blogger and work in my wood shop doing scroll saw work and marquetry.
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17 Responses to Friday Wisdom – English Major

  1. ljlhannah says:

    I was told I could go into any job but child care or social work or human services

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  2. He’s so quick. Gotta love him.

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  3. Wise words. ‘Captain’ means so many different things, depending upon the service. On my daughter’s several ships, the Captain may or may not (and usually not) be a Captain in rank, despite being Captain in name.

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  4. jfwknifton says:

    My Dad was equally helpful with his career advice. He said “You’re a clever lad. Be a judge.”

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  5. I don’t want to sound ignorant, but what is a Canadian Captain?

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  6. Coisas EM'adeira says:

    πŸ™‚

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  7. Ron says:

    Andrew…My Dad died when I was 3….I’m 66 now. I have only a precious few memories of him ( yes a two year old can remember ). Thank you so very much for sharing some of your Dad memories with all of us!

    Ron

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  8. From one English major to another, that is hilarious! I think my father said, “Just don’t become self-employed.” Too late! Lol

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