It’s still funny 12 years after I first read it: John T. Mongan’s letter from MIT and his imitative, mocking reply, which begins

“You’ve got the reputation.  You’ve certainly got the pomposity.  And now you’ve got a letter from John Mongan.  Maybe you’re surprised.  Most universities would be.

But you’re not most universities.  And that’s exactly why I urge you to carefully consider one of the most selective students in America, so selective that he will choose only *one* of the thousands of accredited universities in the country.”

Published by

Dinah from Kabalor

Author. Discardian. Gamemaster. Current project: creating a binaryless universe for fantasy gaming https://www.patreon.com/kabalor Vote as if you were about to move to the year 2090 (not 1950).

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s