Signs Reveal Dorm Humor

When my son, a freshman in college, told me that there were entertaining signs posted throughout his dorm, I braced myself.  Admittedly, my mind went to the kinds of things you might read inside a gas-station bathroom stall. Since I very rarely find the things scraped on walls funny—and almost always find it on the crass side—I hardly dared to ask for details.

But, I’m glad I did. Apparently there is a sort of social-humor being expressed on the walls of his dorm. Non-campaign posters (“Remember, So-and-So is not running for student government, so don’t vote for “So-and-so”! ) alternate with post-it comments on the fire alarms (“Not working—keep running!”).

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It really hasn’t even been that many days! Did I miss an email?

Now some of my favorite messages from my son are photos of his dorm walls.

Then there’s my favorite…

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Notice that the individual wookiees can be torn off.

(c) Laura Hedgecock 2013

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8 thoughts on “Signs Reveal Dorm Humor

    • I would have loved to take a wookiee, but he texted me the picture, so I had to make due with a virtual wookiee. (In person I would have taken a wookie for myself and one for a frient!

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