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  •  I seem to have the same effect on people (5+ / 0-)
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    NonnyO, TexDem, Maudlin, grog, diggerspop

    It came in handy when teaching.  Witnessing an unpleasant encounter I had with one student, another later said, "That bastard collapsed just like a souffle."

     

    "I speak the truth, not as much as I would, but as much as I dare, and I dare a little the more, as I grow older." --Montaigne

    by DrLori on Mon Feb 18, 2013 at 09:59:44 AM PST

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    •  My grandma (1+ / 0-)
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      DrLori

      who was not a large woman, taught in a one-room schoolhouse in Vermont. Her charges included unruly teenage boys who were larger than she was. Her policy was to spend the first day of class scaring the everloving crap out of them. By and large, they behaved for the rest of the year.

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