189. He’ll never amount to anything

He’ll never amount to anything, the teacher pondered as he walked through the aisles during the exam and caught a glimpse of the blatantly wrong answer the boy had penned down on what he himself considered to be a fairly easy question.



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13 thoughts on “189. He’ll never amount to anything

  1. Nice close. The contrast of pupil/teacher mind-set made me laugh.

  2. Yep – there’s always TWO sides to every situation 🙂

  3. Rebellious XIV says:

    This is too brilliant.

  4. Brother says:

    This stratified life

  5. HILARIOUS!!! (coming from an English Prof)

  6. SiriusOryon says:

    You are very talented.

  7. Those who can’t do teach. hehe Nice.

  8. echoesofthepen says:

    A brilliant answer to the teacher’s cynicism, great story!

  9. jasminelena says:

    whitty, great story, the end gives it all. Looking forward to read more

  10. […] 189. He’ll never amount to anything. […]

  11. J. D. Hager says:

    I wish I had studied harder. Now I’m stuck in school for the rest of my life. I must have failed that test.

  12. W. K. Tucker says:

    Loved the story. It made me think of a little something I read years ago. I can’t remember it verbatim, but it’s something like “Those who can, do; those who can’t, teach”.

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