Puzzlement! The checkout counter beckons.

So, too, when my 17-year-old daughter turned up recently to argue she should no longer have to stay at her private school for the remainder of the year, having now sufficient grades to start university next year.

“What have you studied this year,” I asked. “The Russian revolution,” she replied. “What year was it?”

Puzzlement! The checkout counter beckons.

 

Column by Sir Bob Jones in the Herald.
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3 Responses to Puzzlement! The checkout counter beckons.

  1. Kate says:

    That would never have happened with ex-students from MY classroom!!

  2. nathalie says:

    So much for expensive private school, says the strong believer in public education.

  3. nathalie says:

    … not that it makes any difference to unmotivated 17 year-olds, I must say.

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