Derived from "full credit
," a term
used when the student
managed to get the correct answer
even though she really had no idea
what she was doing.
This term was generated
from an advanced calculus
class. Here's how it all came about (the names
have been changed to protect the innocent
: On question
#3 I wrote out an integration
for the thing, but it required some trig identity
, so I just put = ? and then said that whatever it equals, it has to be less than
: What did Dr. Bob do?
: He started to cross it out, but then must have gone back, crosses out the cross out, and then wrote "fool credit" to the side... I think he meant "full credit
"... Do you think he mis-spelled it?
: Oh that Dr. Bob...