Originally Posted by camisadelgolf
What I'm trying to figure out is why a teacher might think you'd ever have an attentive audience. Then again, some of the most interesting memories of grade school were of the times kids came up with the dumbest answers imaginable.
I went to a parochial grade school. St. Ann's. The way those catholic nuns wielded those triangular, steel-tipped rulers, paying attention was a much better option than not paying attention. And don't dare get sent to the principal's office. That 'board of education' was deadly.