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Stephanie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-16-09 10:52 PM
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4. This shd be itneresting
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  -Salon: "I have 2 college degrees, sold a book to Random House, & clean strangers' toilets for money" Amerigo Vespucci  Aug-16-09 10:31 PM   #0 
  - Oh, this poor lady -  Tangerine LaBamba   Aug-16-09 10:39 PM   #1 
  - in all fairness, Tangerine, I've found that advances, while great augmentations to income  villager   Aug-16-09 10:51 PM   #3 
     - To be sure,  Tangerine LaBamba   Aug-16-09 10:55 PM   #5 
     - I think even a certain Mr. Percy had a college teaching gig, yes? ;-)  villager   Aug-16-09 11:09 PM   #8 
        - Dr. Percy -  Tangerine LaBamba   Aug-16-09 11:32 PM   #15 
     - To call journalism a "writing" gig is being kind...  misanthrope   Aug-17-09 03:10 AM   #53 
        - well, perhaps I'm an idealist?  villager   Aug-17-09 09:52 AM   #60 
  - My wife cleans houses for a living.  cliffordu   Aug-16-09 10:44 PM   #2 
  - Pretty much what I was thinking. nt  Tim01   Aug-16-09 10:57 PM   #7 
  - Same here  Mojorabbit   Aug-17-09 12:45 AM   #23 
  - I've cleaned my share of toilets and urinals.  donco6   Aug-16-09 11:22 PM   #9 
  - The woman who won't clean her own toilet or the disabled woman she hired to do it for her?  REP   Aug-16-09 11:24 PM   #10 
  - Nailed it!  Egnever   Aug-16-09 11:27 PM   #14 
  - Every outfit needs a latrine queen.  TexasObserver   Aug-16-09 11:34 PM   #17 
  - thank you:  Blue_Tires   Aug-17-09 12:06 AM   #19 
  - I know a couple of masters degrees that are working 'menial' jobs.  cliffordu   Aug-17-09 12:16 AM   #20 
     - you now know one more...  Blue_Tires   Aug-17-09 12:58 AM   #28 
  - Bingo. n/t  lumberjack_jeff   Aug-17-09 12:45 AM   #24 
  - I've always said  Skittles   Aug-17-09 01:25 AM   #39 
  - Yep. I'm surprised anyone has to say that.....  cliffordu   Aug-17-09 01:37 AM   #44 
  - i fucking hate yuppies  JI7   Aug-17-09 02:19 AM   #47 
  - This was my reaction too cliff  Yupster   Aug-17-09 09:57 AM   #61 
  - Didn't you know  notesdev   Aug-17-09 09:59 AM   #62 
  - This shd be itneresting  Stephanie   Aug-16-09 10:52 PM   #4 
  - It has always amazed me that many of those who have the most money, give so little  bertman   Aug-16-09 10:57 PM   #6 
  - Cry me a river  Egnever   Aug-16-09 11:25 PM   #11 
  - Did you read the piece?  REP   Aug-16-09 11:26 PM   #12 
  - I did now and its worse than I thought.  Egnever   Aug-16-09 11:35 PM   #18 
     - She has 2 degrees, and she does housekeeping to make ends meet.  Quantess   Aug-17-09 12:32 AM   #21 
     - No I cant  Egnever   Aug-17-09 12:40 AM   #22 
        - Maybe she isn't cut out for teaching.  Quantess   Aug-17-09 12:50 AM   #25 
        - certain jobs are callings  Skittles   Aug-17-09 01:27 AM   #41 
           - Exactly. My heart never was in teaching, but because of my major that's where I ended up.  Quantess   Aug-17-09 01:41 AM   #45 
        - Experienced teachers are getting laid off right now due to budget cuts.  LeftyMom   Aug-17-09 12:50 AM   #26 
        - Yes, I was going to say that teachers are getting laid off in my state,  Quantess   Aug-17-09 12:59 AM   #30 
        - At the community colleges here a lot of the adjuncts just have their masters.  LeftyMom   Aug-17-09 01:14 AM   #35 
        - Still lots of jobs  Egnever   Aug-17-09 01:11 AM   #32 
           - Should she make the "conscious choice" of being a college professor, or better yet, a bank CEO?  Quantess   Aug-17-09 01:53 AM   #46 
              - She should chose whatever she wants  Egnever   Aug-17-09 02:50 AM   #49 
                 - Yeah, right. That philosophy worked in the 1980s and 1990s when opportunities were increasing.  Quantess   Aug-17-09 03:13 AM   #54 
                    - Every day  Egnever   Aug-17-09 01:16 PM   #65 
        - If she's whining about toilets, I don't want her as a teacher.  donco6   Aug-17-09 04:20 PM   #68 
     - I imagine not too many people think cleaning toilets  LisaL   Aug-17-09 01:11 AM   #33 
        - We all make our choices i suppose  Egnever   Aug-17-09 01:15 AM   #36 
        - and yet they expect a clean shitter everywhere they go  Maru Kitteh   Aug-17-09 02:54 PM   #66 
  - Dupe  REP   Aug-16-09 11:26 PM   #13 
  - cleaning, etc.  maglatinavi   Aug-16-09 11:32 PM   #16 
  - Looking down on manual labor  abumbyanyothername   Aug-17-09 01:12 AM   #34 
     - Just goes to show  Egnever   Aug-17-09 01:17 AM   #37 
  - I have 2 college degrees.  tjwash   Aug-17-09 12:52 AM   #27 
  - Yep. Perfect.  cliffordu   Aug-17-09 01:03 AM   #31 
  - Amen.  OneTenthofOnePercent   Aug-17-09 09:30 AM   #58 
  - I have a law degree, 25 years of practice and I'm  abumbyanyothername   Aug-17-09 12:59 AM   #29 
  - Salon hearts the great unwashed  foo_bar   Aug-17-09 01:22 AM   #38 
  - Belief in the American Dream is at the root of  abumbyanyothername   Aug-17-09 01:29 AM   #42 
  - The French workers have been known to hold their bosses hostage.  Quantess   Aug-17-09 03:04 AM   #52 
     - If 'mericans tried that, they'd get shot before the cops even showed up.  OneTenthofOnePercent   Aug-17-09 09:32 AM   #59 
  - That lady wouldn't clean toilets, though.  Quantess   Aug-17-09 02:45 AM   #48 
  - Well we are taking a beating financially sending out daughter to college  K8-EEE   Aug-17-09 01:25 AM   #40 
  - Today's economy  abumbyanyothername   Aug-17-09 01:33 AM   #43 
  - Wonder what field(s) the degrees are in.  BlooInBloo   Aug-17-09 02:50 AM   #50 
  - I was curious so I researched it a bit.  ArbustoBuster   Aug-17-09 04:16 PM   #67 
  - Boo - FUCKING - hoo.  Maru Kitteh   Aug-17-09 02:58 AM   #51 
  - You've fallen on hard times, too, huh?  Wednesdays   Aug-17-09 08:29 AM   #56 
  - Hmmm...  Tx4obama   Aug-17-09 03:15 AM   #55 
  - this thread was one of the stranger reads i've had on DU. nt  xchrom   Aug-17-09 09:25 AM   #57 
  - Yep. I agree.  Mrs. Overall   Aug-17-09 10:07 AM   #64 
  - Maybe she should have just sold her book, instead of going to college for two degrees.  ProudToBeBlueInRhody   Aug-17-09 10:05 AM   #63 
  - I was going to write a thread about  edhopper   Aug-17-09 04:26 PM   #69 
  - I am right with you--  Mrs. Overall   Aug-17-09 05:26 PM   #72 
  - And here I thought my job sucked.  alarimer   Aug-17-09 05:15 PM   #70 
  - Maybe she is just not good at her chosen profession  itsrobert   Aug-17-09 05:25 PM   #71 
 

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