The MIT Guy


After shooting some hoops, we stop at Extra Mile for hot dogs and sodas. Something catches my eye about the clerk’s name tag — underneath his name, it says “MIT.”

“Did you go to school at MIT?” I ask him.

“No,” he says. “That means ‘Manager In Training.'”

“Oh, that makes sense.” Convenience store clerk seemed like kind of a low-level job for a MIT grad.

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