Both Answers Contain Spurts

| MD, USA | Learning | March 19, 2014

(We are reading ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’ and discussing symbolism regarding what the main character’s going through. The teacher asks what a good metaphor for his emotional growth would be, but no one answers.)

Teacher: “I’ll give you a hint: boys go through more of these than girls—”

Classmate: “Wet dreams!”

(The entire class bursts out laughing.)

Teacher: “Oh, my goodness!”

(The answer was ‘growth spurts,’ by the way.)

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