Top Ten Reasons to Become a Librarian

  1. Seemed like a novel idea at the time.
  2. Catalog paycheck under "Humor".
  3. Can change name to Marian.
  4. Know proper bait for microfiche.
  5. Special relationship with Melvil Dewey.
  6. Unlimited alphabetizing.
  7. Augment vast income with overdue fines.
  8. Reading trashy novels on work time is called "Book Review".
  9. Exercise shhh-er daily.
  10. Be caretaker and repository of all human wisdom (and folly!)