Tenured fac­ul­ty guy: You know you re­al­ly should start at­tend­ing fac­ul­ty meet­ings.
Non-tenured fac­ul­ty guy: Why? I’m not al­lowed to vote on any de­part­men­tal is­sues.
Tenured fac­ul­ty guy: It would still be pro­fes­sion­al­ly in­struc­tive for you to at­tend.
Non-tenured fac­ul­ty guy: But I’m al­ready aware of the fact that this de­part­ment is full of petu­lant ego­ma­ni­acs.

De­part­ment of Math­e­mat­ics
Chapel Hill, North Car­oli­na