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Friday Caption Contest: Turkey Edition

Friday, November 21st, 2008
By raincoaster

I’m not sure, but I think this was taken at Sarah Palin’s office:

Turkeys which is NO reflection on these youngsters who are no doubt a credit to their parents

Teacher Fail

Friday, November 21st, 2008
By raincoaster


Oh, to be a student in Scotland today! If only we’d had options like these when I grew up…we’d have been spared the Fascist (come to think of it) Glaswegian who tapdanced when he forgot what he was trying to say, which he did quite often, and sent you to the Principal’s office if you cracked a smile. And the hulking, unspecifically Eastern European mass of my Grade One teacher who couldn’t pronounce most of the words she was supposed to be teaching us and just let us sound them out using the rules in the textbook, which is how I ended up stuck with the word “izzle/isle” in my vocabulary for far too many painfully embarrassing years.

In Scotland, as of now, teachers can be fired for incompetence.

The headline on the BBC reads:

Teacher ‘guilty of incompetency’

Kinda a shame the same fate doesn’t seem to apply to news site editors, though. “Incompetency?

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