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Friday Caption Contest Results: Piggy Edition

Monday, January 21st, 2008
By raincoaster

Remember Graham the Berkshire boar and his buddy from Friday. Now it’s time to announce the caption contest winner!

Pig Petting

Bellamama Says:

“Sorry, no autographs guys. Sukey’s got to be at the county fair in ten minutes for the weigh-in.”

 Congratulations to Bellamama! And now, for your imaginary shoes for the virtual presentation of the hypothetical trophy: Bean Boots! Less glamorous than some prizes we’ve pretended to hand out, these are far and away the most practical and durable and, really, were the only possible choice for this week’s contest. Your grandchildren will thank us when they’re still wearing them in 75 years.

Bean Boots

Monday Teeny Poll

Monday, January 21st, 2008
By Glinda

Letter Grades go bye bye?

Last week’s question “Do you think that all children have the potential to be “A” students?” sparked many comments that generally seemed dissatisfied with the educational system.  A whopping 86% of respondents answered “no,” leaving only 13% to answer yes.  Quite a few of the comments implied that letter grades were unfair, or failed to quantify certain types of intelligence, which is certainly true.

So, to continue on a theme:

(My apologies, apparently the twiigs site was down for maintenance this morning, and thus their polling is experiencing problems.)

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