way University of Virginia
students refer to their school. It's a good school, but the students suffer from terminal
knowledge of their own greatness, which is reflected in the campus
(oh, whoops, I'm sorry, I mean The Grounds
) climate. This is the reason most civilized people
can't stand the average UVa alum or student
-- the attitude that attending UVa makes him or her a better person than you are.
The orange-and-blue car window statics reading "The University" have spawned several parodies. One popular one at VT reads "The University" with "TECHnically speaking" beneath it.