“What will you do with your one precious, wild life?”
― Mary Oliver
Tuesday, December 06, 2005
English Practice in Math Class
Every day one of my math students is the first to enter class, and we exchange greetings and gentle ribbing. Today I greeted him (in earnestness) with, "hello, young man." He responded with, "hello, ancient person." After I gave him a mildly shocked and slightly amused look, he said, "what? I'm just practicing my antonyms." I had to laugh.