Posts Tagged ‘Homework’

Same Dog, Different Day

November 19, 2012

Image from Bite the Apple

Teacher (sternly) — This essay on “Our Dog” is word for word the same as your brother’s.

Small Boy — Yes, ma’am; it’s the same dog.

Sheboygan Press (Sheboygan, Wisconsin) Mar 2, 1934

New Fangled School Books

July 21, 2010

Looking Into the Future.

“I guess I might as well quit school, papa,” said the boy.

“Why, my son?”

“Oh, there ain’t any use going, except to be able to help my little boy when I grow up, and if they have changed the way of doing things since you were a boy so that you can’t help me now, it’s likely I’m just wasting my time getting ready to help my little boy.”

He got the help he wanted, but it was a good thing he didn’t hear what his father had to say about new fangled school books after he had gone to bed.

— Chicago Post.

Idaho Daily Statesman (Boise City, Idaho) Oct 28, 1898