Pham: sometimes I do illegal things, so you guys have to catch me.
//block b pham, talking about effusion/diffusion Pham: If you leave a helium balloon out overnight, next morning it's all deflated and on the floor! Bracklinn: just like my hopes and dreams Pham: for what guy? *after everyone stops laughing* Pham: You know, I couldn't say that to everyone. Some might call it harassment or something.
*block b street* *pham is asking for field trip permission slips and someone asks if he can give them $2 change* Pham: "Why would anyone carry around two dollar bills? I only carry around hundred dollar bills!" *pulls one hundred dollar bills out of wallet*
Pham: 4 minus 2 is 2, right? What do you call that? Quick maths?
Mr. Street: All of you maggots- Student: ...Do you mean magnets?... Mr. Street: No, maggots.
//Discussing metric prefixes in freshman physics block B Schafer: You can remember the metric prefixes like each generation of iPods. iPod nano... Student 1: iPod micro... Student 2: iPod pico... Schafer: iPod Planck Length.
Street: When you are placing your trebuchets you don't just pick some random spot. You have to actually use the value from your STELLA model, not Some Wild Ass Guess. Hmm... what would that be... SWAG? Yes, there is no SWAG in science.
//Block B Chem, discussing the tissue paper hot air balloon lab. Elliot: Wait, isn't tissue paper flammable? Pham: *smiling* Of course! You light, it burn all up! Elliot: So why would we use flames to...? Pham: Cause it fun to watch when you fail! Guy, you don't know me well yet.
//Pham reading from the Chem R&E powerpoint Pham: You will be able to explain how the concept of your project work in various chemistry incinerator.
//Block B, First day of Pham Chem Pham: This Montgomery County! They want to nail you to Harvard! They want to nail you to Yale! They want to nail you... to MIT! //awkward pause, students don't respond Pham: THEY WANT TO NAIL YOU!