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Worst English Teacher Ever
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RE: Worst English Teacher Ever

Quote:Mrs. Awfulteacher forces us to get up and do ridiculous dances to remember things. Then she claims that doing actions helps you remember things better. Yeah, but it's doing the action that helps you remember the information when you need to know it. As in, writing the stuff down helps you because you are writing on a test. I'm not going to get up and start dancing and singing in the middle of a test, am I? Didn't think so.

She sounds cool Rofl
03-14-2012 08:22 PM
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Worst English Teacher Ever - NightThoughts - 02-05-2012, 02:36 AM
RE: Worst English Teacher Ever - The - 02-05-2012, 02:51 AM
RE: Worst English Teacher Ever - returnal - 02-05-2012, 03:42 AM
RE: Worst English Teacher Ever - The - 02-06-2012, 08:54 PM
RE: Worst English Teacher Ever - flann - 02-07-2012, 03:25 PM
RE: Worst English Teacher Ever - bulgarianlion - 03-14-2012 08:22 PM
Worst English Teacher Ever - Marlena403 - 11-06-2016, 10:20 PM
Worst English Teacher Ever - HawkbitAlpha - 12-04-2016, 12:57 PM

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