Saturday, September 20, 2014

Trouble with English? Everybody's got it.

We who have taught, 
or love children who have been taught, 
know this is funny! 

From the diary of a 
Pre-School Teacher:

My five-year old students are learning to read. 
Yesterday one of them pointed at a picture 
in a zoo book and said, 
"Look at this! It's a frickin’ elephant!"
I took a deep breath, then asked...
"What did you call it?"
"It's a frickin ' elephant!  
It says so on the picture!" 

And so it does... 

" A  f r i c a n  Elephant  " 

Hooked on phonics!  Ain't it wonderful?

Now that's funny, 
I don't care who you are.

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