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'You wore the same T-SHIRT yesterday!'

by Dhani on October 18, 2012   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

Uttered by my ll year-old student Montserrat: She noticed her English teacher was wearing the same t-shirt as the day before, but I had only worn it for one hour that day, hung it on a line to dry, as it was drenched in sweat, & in the tropical heat it was dry in a few minutes, put it on the next day, but that was a definitely no-no for her.

Kids notice everything. As soon as I get a new age spot on my face: 'What's THAT, teacher?' Keeps you young...


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