10 July 2009

Guess Whose Diploma Came in the Mail

"The Curators of the University of Missouri
To all whom it may concern
Greeting:

Be it known that the Curators, having been advised by the Faculty that Emily Jo Akins has completed the Course of Study required of candidates for the degree of Master of Arts English and is qualified to receive the same, do confer said degree with all the honors and privileges appertaining thereto. In testimony whereof the signatures of the proper officials and the seal of the University are affixed.

Done at the University of Missouri-Kansas City in the City of Kansas City, State of Missouri, this eighth day of May, in the year two thousand and nine."


6 comments:

LO said...

Appertaining thereto? I like your writing style much better. Congratulations!

Emily said...
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Emily said...

Ah yes - don't think that the irony of an indiscriminately-worded diploma awarded for a degree in English Language and Literature is lost on this li'l ol' editor!

Thanks, Linda!

bellananda said...

YAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAY!!!

*standing ovation*

:D

EMJAY said...

Congrats, friend! Now it's time for you to take a year off and live in your parents' basement. Or something like that. ;)

mom said...

Congratulations! We're so proud.