The Ronin Esper (cmzero) wrote in metaquotes,
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Easiest essay ever.

For those who aren't familiar with John Cage's musical masterpiece 4'33", it's four minutes and thirty-three seconds... of utter silence. Experimental piece, which you can read about here.

Anyway, lilykane, apparently bored, asks for sheet music for it, just to see how many get the joke. Several do, and give various smart-aleck responses of their own, but the winner on the subject is lorelai, who relates the following tale:

Just for further amusement, once I turned in a term paper on this piece. I stapled 15 pages together, the last one being a bibliography and the first being a cover page.

When I got it back, somewhere on the middle of page 8, my prof wrote "good point!" :P
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