Right Working Romantic Related Learning Friendly Healthy Legal Inspirational Unfiltered

When English Fails You

| Learning | September 17, 2016

(I am a substitute teacher looking after a year-six class, all 12 years old. I am from England.)

Student: “Miss, what language do you speak in England?”

Me: “We… We speak English.

Student: “Oh, so you got your language from Australia, then?”

Me: “Uh, no. England is the origin of English. That’s why it is called English…”

(I go on to explain history in a maths lesson. Some things are more important than lesson plans!)

Question of the Week

What is the absolute most stupid thing you’ve heard a customer say?

I have a story to share!