6 Things Xavier Students Are Tired Of Hearing
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6 Things Xavier Students Are Tired Of Hearing

I know you mean well, but please don't say it.

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6 Things Xavier Students Are Tired Of Hearing
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Everyone has things that if they never heard again for the rest of their lives, they would be very happy. Often times those things apply to groups of people. Tall people are sick of being asked if they play basketball (especially when they do not), redheads get tired of the "gingers don't have souls!" quips, and anyone with a remotely inappropriate first or last name is especially tired of people exercising their freedom of speech. For students at Xavier University, the list gets kind of long.

6. So did you hear about that pizza atm?

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Yes, I did. Thank you for thinking of me, but I knew it was coming long before you saw it on the Today Show. And if I hadn't, the 13 other people who tagged me in the exact same Facebook video beat you to it.

5. How's your football team this year?

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This one always comes with a smug grin or forced laughter. That's a good one. Definitely the first time I've heard it. Undefeated since 1973. Moving on.

4. That's an expensive school; you must be rich!

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Some of us are, some of us aren't. There's a lot of scholarship money floating around, and a lot of crippling debt. A lot. You can't choose who, or where, you love right?

3. Have you tried the pizza from the ATM yet?

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I know all of my friends and family are anxiously awaiting for me to take on my role as quality control, but as of now, I have not. It's the same pizza I can walk inside the caf and get for free* (*already paid for) so I haven't brought myself to pay $9 for it yet. Sorry for being a disappointment, but when I try it, you'll be the first to know.

2. You're pretty good at basketball, right?

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Personally, no. But if you mean me as in my school, then yeah, you could say that. I mean we did happen to beat the current national champs, but no big deal. Honestly, this one doesn't get old because, let's face it, who doesn't want to talk about how awesome their school is.

1. "Eggs-zavier"

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It happens everywhere: on tv, at family functions, if you wear a Xavier shirt to the mall. I understand, the first time, if you think to pronounce the "X" like it belongs in front of the word husband, I do. But if I say Xavier to you and then you say back Ex-xavier to me, I'm going to think you're correcting me. And that just makes no sense seeing as one of actually goes there. Oh well.

But there's one sound we'll never tire of...

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and that's the announcer at the basketball games with the always enthused "forrrrrrrr Xavierrrrrr!" and a good ol' Let's Go X chant.

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