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Overheard at MIT

“My mom was right, caffeine is an anti-depressant!!”—Unknown

“What’s wrong with you!?! How the f**k have you never heard of the Biot Number!?!”

—Outside the Pappalardo Labs, one guy (loudly) to another

Person 1: “That stuff is more polar than a bear.”

Person 2: “You realize that if I weren’t holding a vial full of toxic solvent right now, I would punch you, right?”

Person 1: “Yep.”

—Overheard standing in line for the nitrogen atmosphere pump in 5.310