Who stated? -- "That new bachelor of science degree...

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Talmid
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Who stated? -- "That new bachelor of science degree...

Post by Talmid » Wed Dec 14, 2005 12:05 am

I heard this quote once which went something like this:

"That new bachelor of science degree does not guarantee that someone will know science. It does promise that he won't know Latin."

Anybody know the actual quote and the person who gave it? I would like to have the reference please. Thanks.

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Post by Señor Boethius » Wed Dec 14, 2005 5:30 am

I googled it and found this:

"The new degree of Bachelor of Science does not guarantee that the holder knows any science. It does guarantee that he does not know any Latin."

-Dean Briggs of Harvard College (c. 1900)


I found it on someone's blog.

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