[nabs-l] Twas the Night Before Finals

Lora and Myrtle blindhistory at gmail.com
Wed Dec 17 13:10:45 UTC 2008


i DON'T GO BACK UNTIL JANUARY 20TH

On Tue, Dec 16, 2008 at 9:27 PM, Rania <raniaismail04 at gmail.com> wrote:

> I have class on Satterday but it is not a final and I don't go back until
> January 10th.
> Rania,
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Scott Spaulding" <
> spaulding.scott at gmail.com>
> To: "'National Association of Blind Students mailing list'" <
> nabs-l at nfbnet.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, December 16, 2008 9:56 PM
>
> Subject: Re: [nabs-l] Twas the Night Before Finals
>
>
>   My one and only final was today. I had 2 other classes that did not have
>> finals that finished last week. I'm done until Jan 7 now.
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: nabs-l-bounces at nfbnet.org [mailto:nabs-l-bounces at nfbnet.org] On
>> Behalf
>> Of hannah
>> Sent: Tuesday, December 16, 2008 9:13 PM
>> To: National Association of Blind Students mailing list
>> Subject: Re: [nabs-l] Twas the Night Before Finals
>>
>> My finals don't start until January 23rd...
>>
>> ----- Original Message -----
>>> From: hannah jones <hjones711 at gmail.com
>>> To: National Association of Blind Students mailing list
>>>
>> <nabs-l at nfbnet.org
>>
>>> Date: Tue, 16 Dec 2008 19:48:23 -0600
>>> Subject: Re: [nabs-l] Twas the Night Before Finals
>>>
>>
>> finals are over for me, but i understand that.
>>>
>>
>>
>> Joe Orozco wrote:
>>>
>>>> Here's a classic one to get those of you still in school through
>>>>
>>> the
>>
>>> nightmare...
>>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>>
>>  Twas the night before finals,
>>>>> And all through the college,
>>>>> The students were praying
>>>>> For last minute knowledge.
>>>>>
>>>>
>>  Most were quite sleepy,
>>>>> But none touched their beds,
>>>>> While visions of essays
>>>>> danced in their heads.
>>>>>
>>>>
>>  Out in the taverns,
>>>>> A few were still drinking,
>>>>> And hoping that liquor
>>>>> would loosen up their thinking.
>>>>>
>>>>
>>  In my own apartment
>>>>> I had been pacing,
>>>>> And dreading exams
>>>>> I soon would be facing.
>>>>>
>>>>
>>  My roommate was speechless,
>>>>> His nose in his books,
>>>>> And my comments to him
>>>>> Drew unfriendly looks.
>>>>>
>>>>
>>  I drained all the coffee,
>>>>> And brewed a new pot,
>>>>> No longer caring
>>>>> That my nerves were shot.
>>>>>
>>>>
>>  I stared at my notes,
>>>>> But my thoughts were muddy,
>>>>> My eyes went ablur,
>>>>> I just couldn't study.
>>>>>
>>>>
>>  "Some pizza might help,"
>>>>> I said with a shiver,
>>>>> But each place I called
>>>>> Refused to deliver.
>>>>>
>>>>
>>  I'd nearly concluded
>>>>> That life was too cruel,
>>>>> With futures depending
>>>>> On grades had in school.
>>>>>
>>>>
>>  When all of a sudden,
>>>>> Our door opened wide,
>>>>> And Patron Saint Put It Off
>>>>> Ambled inside.
>>>>>
>>>>
>>  Her spirit was careless,
>>>>> Her manner was mellow,
>>>>> She started to bellow:
>>>>>
>>>>
>>  "What kind of student
>>>>> Would make such a fuss,
>>>>> To toss back at teachers
>>>>> What they tossed at us?"
>>>>>
>>>>
>>  "On Cliff Notes! On Crib Notes!
>>>>> On Last Year's Exams!
>>>>> On Wingit and Slingit,
>>>>> And Last Minute Crams!"
>>>>>
>>>>
>>  Her message delivered,
>>>>> She vanished from sight,
>>>>> But we heard her laughing
>>>>> Outside in the night.
>>>>>
>>>>
>>  "Your teachers have pegged you,
>>>>> So just do your best.
>>>>> Happy Finals to All,
>>>>> And to All, a good test."
>>>>>
>>>>
>>
>>
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