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"Now that [baby boomers are] in charge of the university, the rules have changed. As students, they were members of free-speech movements; now that they've earned tenure, they have become advocates of speech codes. Radicals when they were on the bottom, they've become censors when they're on top."

— Daphne Patai in the January 31 Chronicle of Higher Education

"The plus is that I'm known by everybody. The minus is that I'm known by everybody."

— trash talk show host Jerry Springer, commenting on a possible 2004 Senate run in Ohio, on CNN.com, January 23


Who says dead men don't tell tales? The diaries of Samuel Pepys—one of the most famous primary sources for students of 17th-century England—are being posted to pepysdiary.com in weblog format, one entry per day.