Encyclopædia Brown

The Sharpe Refectory

 

/Not-Ro-dent/

Noun

Very, very mediocre dining place. Affectionately known ONLY as “The Ratty.”

Blueno

 

/Gawd/

Noun

Blue, costly bear-object resting on Lamp. Technically, Untitled (Lamp/Bear).

 

ResLife

 

/Dis-as-ter/

Noun

People who didn’t give you a pillow this year.  Responsible for annual chaos known as “The Housing Lottery.”

 

SciLi

 

/Ho-M/

Noun

Place you spent your entire weekend without even finishing your problem set.

 

Chicken Finger Friday

 

/Re-son-to-liv/

Noun

Only thing you look forward to every week.

Shiru Cafe

 

/giv-me-yor-da-ta/

Noun

Free coffee, no hooks!

 

Andrew’s Hall

 

/Ho-tel/

Noun

Place in which the friend you’re jealous of lives. Common Quotes: “We have sinks, yo.”

 

Grad Center

 

/I-gawt-fuk-d/

Noun

Hell encapsulated in 70’s era tall-ish building.

 

Pembroke Seal

 

/Shit-I-step-ped-on-it/

Noun

“Only” reason you’re celibate.

 

Perkins

 

/too-far/

Noun

“Are you even on campus?”

 

Barus & Holley

 

/Halp!-ayy-need-sum-baa-dee/

Noun

Series of secret tunnels where everyone gets lost.  

 

CIT

 

/we-erd-cul-t/

Noun

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Keeney Quadrangle

 

/Do-yu-hav-wee-d/

Noun

420: Description not needed.

 

Kabob and Curry

 

/gal-ti (mis-take)/

Noun

Inauthentic, super-expensive “Indian” restaurant. Probably created idea of naanwich.

 

PLME

 

/sho-awf/

Noun

Person who took orgo S/NC. Subject of 90% of BDSM memes.

 

Satisfactory/No Credit

 

/lyf-line/

Noun

Why you never did the readings.

 

Dreams

 

/dead/

Noun

Something you had before coming to Brown. The only thing deader than CS students.

 

Friends

 

/Fa-ayk/

Noun

People who text you at 2 am for PSET Answers. Joke’s on them, you were about to text them.

 

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