Unfiltered Story #173087

, , | Unfiltered | October 26, 2019

(I recently started supervising examinations for a university and some of the questions I get called over to answer are painfully obvious)

(1 minute after the announcement saying that it’s the last 15 minutes and student aren’t allowed to leave)
Student: I’m done, can I leave?
Me: I’m sorry, it’s the last 15 minutes and no one is allowed to leave
Student: (points) But that person is leaving
Me: They already halfway gone when the announcement happened, I’m sorry but you can’t leave.

Student: What does this word mean: re-it-a-rate?
Me: … Say again.
Student: What does this word mean: re-it-a-rate?
Me: Nono, that’s what it means: ‘say again’

Student taking Biology Exam: Can you tell me where the appendix is?
Me: I’m afraid I can’t answer that