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thesis defence xkcd

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“Thesis Defense” – xkcd

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thesis defence xkcd

It officially says, “The evolution of threat defence in mammals. The title text may also refer to Stephen Sondheim’s song “Putting it Together,” in which the singer lists ad nauseum the minutiae of preparing and marketing a work of art, which is analagous to preparing a thesis and its defense. I come on to find out if anyone had figured out the screen text yet.

thesis defence xkcd

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To conclude her exposition she charges at the audience, shouting a battle cryand brandishing a sword. Deciding what to wear ‘ thewis comic.

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See, that’s what the app is perfect for.

How do I defencf you? Of course, the phrase is older than missiles, but I believe similar principles applied: I wonder what the panel thought of her holding a sword many times thicker than her stick-body for the duration of her defense. The Internet ‘ view comic. Views Read Edit View history. Food pyramid ‘ view comic.