The five-year old students were learning to read. Yesterday one of them pointed at a picture in a zoo book and said, "Look at this! It's a frickin' elephant!"
The teacher took a deep breath, then asked, "What did you call it?''
"It's a frickin' elephant! It says so on the picture!"
And so it does...
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Hooked on phonics! Ain't it wonderful?