Thursday, September 14, 2006

overheard

"She's like the kid in grade school who would tear her homework just so she could go up to the teacher and ask for a piece of tape."
"I hated that kid!"

10 comments:

rps said...

I still hate that kid.

TheInternetDog said...

My brother was that kid

TheInternetDog said...

And I still hate him too.

Anonymous said...

Jeremy, tells us what kind of a kid were you? Quiet? Invisible? Or? Did you have a moment of recognition when you eavesdropped this tidbit?

Anonymous said...

I doubt very much that Jeremy was that kid.

eszter said...

Our teachers didn't have tape in school. What a different childhood I had!

jeremy said...

Eszter: I had thought all of that stuff about Eastern European schools not having adhesives and so just making use of student mucus was all a vicious myth. It's unsettling to hear I was wrong.

Anonymous said...

Judging from JF's postings a year ago -- when he seemed to think he'd be pretty lonely in Cambridge, I think he was a shy, quiet kid, Anon 10:22. But Cambridge (Harvard?) might be working its magic on him...

jeremy said...

I was a pretty spacey kid, who would alternate between pathological shyness and indulgence ebullience. I'm the same sort of adult, now.

Anonymous said...

Cambridge is a good fit for such.