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Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, German dramatist, novelist, poet, and scientist (1749 - 1832)
Dr. Bob Sweeney
Associate Professor
School of Computing
University of South Alabama
Mobile, AL 36688

Office: Shelby Hall room 1209
Phone: (251) 460-7306
Fall 2017 Office Hours: Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday 10 am - noon
or by appointment


Cliché of the day for Sunday, July 15th, 2018

A cliché is not just something that lots of people say; it's something that lots of people say and it conveys some sort of idea or message. A cliché is, in other words, a metaphor characterized by its overuse.     S. Morgan Freeman

Cliché is actually an old French word for clamp. During the early days of the printing press, commonly-used phrases were kept clamped together so that the printer did not have to waste time putting all the letters of that particular phrase into a clamp before printing could commence.

Today's cliché is: crossed my mind

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