Syllabus Disclaimer

Syllabus Disclaimer August 24, 2011

Here’s the disclaimer that appears at the end of the syllabus for my course on the Bible (something similar appears on my other syllabi):

DISCLAIMER: The surgeon general has determined that smoking this syllabus can be hazardous to your health. Side effects associated with use of this syllabus for prolonged periods include dizziness, nausea, vomiting, headaches, anxiety attacks and automatic writing. If you have experienced such side effects when using other syllabi, please consult your doctor to see whether this syllabus is right for you. If you experience an interest in the Bible lasting more than 4 hours, please sign up for a religion major. Any resemblance to any other course or syllabus living or dead is completely coincidental. No animals were harmed in the making of this syllabus. Some students may have been. Not intended for use as a floatation device.

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