drinking man's degree

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the stereotype of a student who prefers to drink alcohol rather than study and attend lectures; rhymes with thinking man in terms like thinking man's crumpet.

NounEdit

drinking man's degree ‎(plural not attested)

  1. (Britain, informal, humorous) A lower second class honours or 2.2 degree.

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