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My English Teacher....again...
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My English Teacher....again...

Yeah I know, I complain about her a lot. But today was funny.

She gave us homework to do on the public holiday - to plan our essay SAC for tomorrow. She never really told us how to plan or to show her that we planned it, so I just wrote down a few lines and read some information.
Apparently this wasn't enough for her. So the majority of the class didn't do it and the ones that did do it didn't do much either.
So we got a

After detention I go with my mates and meet up with some Year 12's to chill out and play soccer. Some kid kicks it on the roof so he goes to get the ball. The teacher (same one I just had detention with) came but couldn't see who it was, we told the guy to hide. Usually this isn't a big deal since this happens a lot. But she thought it was me for some reason?! I told her it wasn't me as I just came out of detention and I couldn't have had the time to go on the roof (roof walking is a sin!), so she told me to say who it was.

Teacher: Efs, I know you know who it is, now tell me.
Efs: I don't know who it was, I just came here.

I have this thing where I can NEVER snitch on anyone, whether it be a sibling, a friend or even a random guy. I don't want them getting in trouble.
Now this teacher is "keeping a tab on me" and everyone knows this teacher doesn't like me for some reason. Eventually she left and we starting bagging her in Greek whilst some Australians were casually trying to understand lol
Usually I don't care about what teachers think of me except this bitch is going to make me fail Unit 1 English. I can fail one unit, but that's it, I have to pass the last 3.
So yes, I can fail. But I'd rather pass and keep my one unit fail as safety in case I fail in the future.

But the funniest moment was when she called my name, this kid 17 year old kid from Greece says (though in Greek) "Hey wanker what's this bitch want?" lol he had the best accent.

School would be so shit if it wasn't for the funny kids.

(01-10-2012 02:15 PM)Maelstrom Wrote:  Efs, your nihilism is beautiful.
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RE: My English Teacher....again...

Funny kids are funny

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