Petites Annonces (love letter)
Monday, 18 April 2011 § 2 Comments
Dear Fancypants University,
Thank you for admitting so many students to your incoming class that for the entire month of April, it is impossible to turn around on campus without taking out at least three pre-frosh and their parents with your bookbag.
Thank you for demonstrating how totally great and so
unaffordable Fancypants U is by having a book sale to coincide with visiting weekends!
But most of all, thank you for taking those students’ [parents’] money, giving it to me in the summer, and sending me to France to learn French. Because when this book was on sale for $6 at the come-to-fancypants-u booksale:
Je l’ai compris. Et —
Oauis, j’ai hâte de faire bon usage de ces compétences linguistiques.