Monday, March 28, 2011

So awkward.

Student: When we are done, I'm going to read this GQ magazine so hard.
Me: That is really awkward phrasing.
Student: Haha. I'm going to take this test tomorrow so hard.
Me: . . .
Student: I am going to eat this tangerine so hard.
Me: I really wish you would stop that.
Student: I'm going to use this phrase so hard.

Monday, March 21, 2011

The Balkans

Me: Balk.
Student: [makes a face]
Me: You have to be more specific.
Student: Disbelief.
Me: Good.
Student: Do you know where that word comes from?
Me: . . .
Student: It is from the Balkans. People looked at it and went [makes same face].
Me: . . .

Monday, March 14, 2011

Physically Challenged 5

Me: What is this? Is that a 5 or a - 5?
Student: Kyyyy! Isn't that obvious? The answer is clearly 5. It's just slanting all the way so it looks messed up 5.
Me: Really? Cuz it looks like you wrote - 5.
Student: Obviously, I got it right.
Me: How about this one? You wrote - 18.
Student: . . . Oh. No, no, no. The answer is - 22. Are you blind, Ky? I clearly wrote - 22.
[erases old answer and writes new answer]
Me: That was a really terrible 22. It looked like an 18.
Student: I almost tried that on my teacher today.
Me: That would be a bad idea.
Student: Yeah.

Monday, March 7, 2011

This one's for you Snide Elliot

Student: Airooditay.
Me: It's erudite.
Student: No, it's airodiatay. Its rhymes with crudite.
Me: What does it mean?
Student: Well-educated.
Me: . . .