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Teacher made joke, 'twas actually funny.

by BecomingLuke on November 26, 2012   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

I've apparently been absent enough for the joke to apply now, so far only one other person has gotten it targeted at them...

"I'm sorry, but are you a new student?"
"haha, no."
"Oh! Are you the new foreign exchange student? From China right? or was it the UK?"

And it was early enough that it caught me off guard and kinda made me laugh.


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