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23 Dissertations With Hilariously Honest Titles

"Everything is wrong, but I know why." lolmythesis sums up years of academic work in one pithy sentence.

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Real title: "Structure-Function Studies of the AIP-Survivin Complex"
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Real title: "Structure-Function Studies of the AIP-Survivin Complex"

2.

Real title: "Predicting Range of Motion and Joint Posture: Subchondral Apparent Density in the Sheep Hind Limb"
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Real title: "Predicting Range of Motion and Joint Posture: Subchondral Apparent Density in the Sheep Hind Limb"

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Real title: "Detrital Zircon Evidence for Mixing of Mazatzal Province Age Detritus with Yavapai (ca. 1700-1740 Ma) and Older Detritus in the ca. 1650 Ma Mazatzal Province of Central New Mexico, USA"
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Real title: "Detrital Zircon Evidence for Mixing of Mazatzal Province Age Detritus with Yavapai (ca. 1700-1740 Ma) and Older Detritus in the ca. 1650 Ma Mazatzal Province of Central New Mexico, USA"

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Real title: "From Intoxication to Sobriety: An Examination of the Early Modern English Coffeehouse and Alehouse as Part of the Broader Beverage Market"
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Real title: "From Intoxication to Sobriety: An Examination of the Early Modern English Coffeehouse and Alehouse as Part of the Broader Beverage Market"

6.

Real title: “Membership of Subculture as Made Evident Through Referential Verbal Cues”
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Real title: “Membership of Subculture as Made Evident Through Referential Verbal Cues”

7.

Real title: "Meaning and Meaninglessness in the Works of Philip Roth"
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Real title: "Meaning and Meaninglessness in the Works of Philip Roth"

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Real title: “The Reality of Woman; the Evolution of the Manic Pixie Dream Girl and the Trope’s Effect on Cultural Gender Identity”
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Real title: “The Reality of Woman; the Evolution of the Manic Pixie Dream Girl and the Trope’s Effect on Cultural Gender Identity”

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12.

Real title: "Cloning and Characterisation of the mir106~363 MicroRNA Cluster From Xenopus tropicalis"
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Real title: "Cloning and Characterisation of the mir106~363 MicroRNA Cluster From Xenopus tropicalis"

13.

Real title: "Using Zinc Finger Nucleases to Characterize the Regulation of c-MYC Transcription"
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Real title: "Using Zinc Finger Nucleases to Characterize the Regulation of c-MYC Transcription"

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15.

Real title: "Integrating Restoration and Ecologically Based Weed Management for Invasive Knotweed Control"
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Real title: "Integrating Restoration and Ecologically Based Weed Management for Invasive Knotweed Control"

16.

Real title: "Incompatible Hero: Why Jack Harkness Couldn’t Stay on the TARDIS"
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Real title: "Incompatible Hero: Why Jack Harkness Couldn’t Stay on the TARDIS"

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Real title: "In Vitro Models for Investigating Keratinocyte Responses to Ultraviolet B Radiation"
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Real title: "In Vitro Models for Investigating Keratinocyte Responses to Ultraviolet B Radiation"

19.

Real title: "Land Reform and Populism in Colonial Victorian Politics, 1857–1862"
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Real title: "Land Reform and Populism in Colonial Victorian Politics, 1857–1862"

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21.

Real title: "Effect of CO2 Leakages on Autotrophic Growth in the Subsurface During Geological Sequestration"
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Real title: "Effect of CO2 Leakages on Autotrophic Growth in the Subsurface During Geological Sequestration"

22.

Real title: "Masculinity and Power in the English Mêlée Tournament, 1100–1400"
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Real title: "Masculinity and Power in the English Mêlée Tournament, 1100–1400"

23.

Real title: "Can the Static and Dynamic Models of Time Account for the Possibility of Time Travel?"
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Real title: "Can the Static and Dynamic Models of Time Account for the Possibility of Time Travel?"