Wednesday, December 05, 2007

Little-known Nationalities and Other Quality Student Answers

Define "Chekovian":
The real answer: A wry understanding of the melancholy of life
Student answer: A person from Chekoslovakia

In Act III, why does Hamlet get angry with Ophelia?
The real answer: She gives him back his "love tokens"
Student answer: She won't stop whining and he's sick of it.

Nice, kids. Student talent show assembly today. Kids played Sublime's "Santeria" and Radiohead's "Karma Police." See, some teenagers have good taste.

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