One of my favorite things about going to school on such a large campus is that like the Hogwarts castle, there are always hidden surprises and quirks waiting to be discovered around some unfrequented corner.  Today I ran an errand at the School of Optometry’s Minor Hall, which is an inherently unimpressive name.  Sorry, Ralph S. Minor.  You must have been teased a lot.

I guess being Mr. Minor is better than being Major Major Major Major.

I guess being Mr. Minor is better than being Major Major Major Major.

But the best part was being directed to the annex building for Minor Hall and reading its name:

This is a bit of a misnomer.  This building houses all School of Optometry clinics plus administrative offices.

This is actually a bit of a misnomer. Minor Addition houses all School of Optometry clinics plus the administrative offices.

Getting the budget and building approvals must have been a cakewalk.  Can you imagine?  “Oh, not to worry sir; it’s just a Minor Addition.”  “A minor addition?  Well, I suppose it’s all right then, carry on.”

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