Thursday, February 14, 2008

Are Americans Hostile? To knowledge......

Ms. Pickler threw up both hands and looked at the large blackboard perplexed.
“I thought Europe was a country,” she said. Playing it safe, she chose to copy the answer offered by one of the genuine fifth graders: Hungary.
“Hungry?” she said, eyes widening in disbelief. “That’s a country? I’ve heard of Turkey. But Hungry? I’ve never heard of it.”

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