"The Slide Rule Song"
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Section Man (played by Robert
The Slide Rule Song (sung by Robert A. Isaacs and the whole cast, piano by Tom Lehrer)
Don't bring the answers in on bits of paper,
Yes, the proctors would catch on to such
Don't write them on your thumbnail -- that's
the worst place,
No, you really shouldn't be here in the
Against such things they have a justified
Yes, if you hide the answers in your slide
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