underwater basket weaving

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underwater basket weaving (uncountable)

  1. (informal, derogatory) A college or high school course or major that is easy and useless for finding jobs or creating any valuable societal contribution.
    • 2005 September 15, The Columbus Dispatch:
      Sure, somewhere out there, college slackers were taking broom ball and underwater basket weaving.

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