Lecturer Makes Snide Comment About Student Attendance, Not Realising Heís Died and Become a Ghost

Lecturer Makes Snide Comment About Student Attendance, Not Realising Heís Died and Become a Ghost

“Samuel Bronk?! I’ve never met this person. Are they even taking this paper?” said Classics lecturer Harold McHuckley, as he read out the roll of people supposed to be taking his 700-level paper CLAS767: The Foreskin in Classical Croatian Pottery.

Unfortunately for Associate Professor McHuckley, his class’s poor attendance was not because of the general devaluing of the humanities but because he had died seventeen years earlier and no one had got around to telling him yet. 

The ghost of the fourth most boring person in history to study penises segued into a rant about how no one ever asks questions nowadays. 

This article first appeared in Issue 3, 2019.
Posted 9:47pm Thursday 7th March 2019 by The Critical Tribune.