Check out this less-funny-than-sad entry, titled Sadly, This Makes Logical Sense, from the otherwise hilariously addictive blog, Overheard in New York (a blog composed solely of snippets of hysterically funny things people overhear on the streets of NYC – warning, not always safe for work).
Guy: Yeah, I was in jail and got my Associate’s.
Girl: Yeah? Was it free?
Guy: 20 dollars or something.
Girl: Damn! I’m gonna be paying school loans forever! I should go to jail!
And all I can think is, you know my homework club kids are already aware of this reality, and wonder if I’m ever going to be faced with trying to explain to one of them why it’s not their best choice.