‘The class will now write 500 words each on the subject of learning.’ Announced Mr Braintree.
‘Smith! Why are you not writing anything?’
‘Please, sir, my mind’s a blank.’
‘It is patently obvious boy to all assembled that you have managed with great logic and precision to describe the mind that God provided for you!’ Responded Mr Braintree.
‘Well, sir, you will then forgive my God-given nature but I was under the impression that the object of the teaching profession is to fill the minds of pupils; especially for one with a name such as yours!’
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