Dissertation Buddy: So my advisor was looking at a draft of my job letter and mentioned that the MLA JIL will be out very soon.
Me: Yes, but not for quite a while.
DB: Oh. The end of September?
Me: I think it goes live on the web site on Sept. 15.
DB: So it is very soon.
Me: What is?
DB: When the job list comes out.
Me: No, we've got quite a while yet.
DB: No, that's just a couple weeks.
Me: (sticking fingers in ears) La la la la la la la I can't hear you! Tra la la neener neener.
DB: Ah. Denial much?
Me: (taking fingers out of ears) It ain't just a river in Egypt baby!
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So, I guess that soon I will have to deal with the impending job search as it is approaching Market Season. You can tell because the light is changing, the days are starting to get shorter and the
(Um, ok, maybe in light of the last post I shouldn't be ordering people into restraints ... Oh, hell. Just give me a job already, ok?)