“He was trying to build up the importance of graduate degrees in the mind of this clod.
«Mechanic,» said Mr. Haycox. «Well,» said Doctor Pond, «you can go to college and learn to be a specialist in all sorts of things besides making people or animals well. I mean, after all. The modern world would grind to a halt if there weren't men with enough advanced training to keep the complicated parts of civilization working smoothly.»
«Um,» said Mr. Haycox apathetically. «What do you keep working so smoothly?»
Doctor Pond smiled modestly. «I spent seven years in the Cornell Graduate School of Realty to qualify for a Doctor of Realty degree and get this job.»”