Tuesday, May 13, 2008

The Evil Sub

"No, you can't copy his work."

I said this to a student. She balked. She argued. She complained. But I was adamant. One does not copy another student's work.

"You're just evil," the girl told me.

"Thank you for that lovely compliment," I replied.

The girl stopped copying the assignment. And I was satisfied. I didn't even mind the evil comment. I figured I was due. I tend to use that word a lot myself, so it was probably time that a student would throw it back at me.

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