Woo-hoo! Another stinking fish!

December 8, 2009

Blog Guy, you’ve helped a lot of college seniors focus on a career to match their education. As a soon-to-be-graduating philosophy major, what should my next move should be?

That depends. Have you had a lot of offers from the recruiters that philosophy companies send around to the better schools? I mean, is there a respected employer saying he can’t wait to put your philosophy skills to work?

fish smeller 500

No, I can’t honestly say there’s been that much interest. I thought philosophers would be in demand.

Okay, don’t panic.¬† You can still probably go to China and work as a fish sniffer.

A fish sniffer? What does that entail?

You’d walk back and forth among rows of dead fish, to find the ones that have gone bad. I’m guessing you’d barf several times a day, and the stench would linger as long as you live.

So I would intentionally smack  fish in my face, hoping to find rotten, putrid, decaying ones?

That doesn’t appeal to you, huh?

Are you kidding me? So far, that would be the best job in my graduating class! My student loan will be paid off in no time! Can I list you as a reference?


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A worker smells a dried fish to check its quality at a processing facility on the outskirts of Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, December 7, 2009. REUTERS/Lang Lang

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Ok…. that almost made ME barf…

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

I stink, therefore I am.

Posted by T54 | Report as abusive

Imma let you finish, but you know who smelled like fish??????

Posted by KWest | Report as abusive

Lemme guess…. Kayne West??

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

Kanye West loves fish sticks.

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Would it be at all possible to bring back the little window on the right, that showed all your most recent “Oddly Enoughs”? It’s great to revist them.

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Posted by Robert Basler | Report as abusive

so he spends his daytime hours walking along rows while sniffing? and he makes enough money to support himself?

sounds fishy

Posted by SkimpyDog | Report as abusive

Just what kind of fish is that????

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

lol @ Bill.

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