For Whom No Thanks Is Too Much

One of my favorite ambiguous sentences is on the dedication page of my friend Kevin's Ph.D. thesis. "To my Ph.D. supervisor, or whom no thanks is too much." It's unclear whether he was grateful or ungrateful. Kevin claimed it was the latter, so I asked why he had taken a postdoc job working for the same guy. His reply: "Revenge"

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Developer at Brown University Library specializing in instructional design and technology, Python-based data science, and XML-driven web development.