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  •  When I taught in Arkansas, the principal had rope- (2+ / 0-)
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    the boys had to wear a rope belt.

    As far as uniforms go, where I just recently taught, shoes were the status.  An insult was telling someone they got their shoes at Wal Mart.  And this was in the city with the poorest neighborhood in Indiana.

    "Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity." --M. L. King "You can't fix stupid" --Ron White -6.00, -5.18

    by zenbassoon on Sat Jun 22, 2013 at 07:14:28 PM PDT

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    •  Aw jeez. (1+ / 0-)
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      Kids will always find a way to be cruel to each other, won't they?

      © grover


      So if you get hit by a bus tonight, would you be satisfied with how you spent today, your last day on earth? Live like tomorrow is never guaranteed, because it's not. -- Me.

      by grover on Sat Jun 22, 2013 at 10:43:11 PM PDT

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      •  Hell, they made fun of my shoes--I had some (0+ / 0-)

        loafers I bought at Wal Mart.  I made the mistake of answering the question "Where did you buy your shoes".

        Of course I didn't tell them that I have my running shoes custom fit.

        New Balance.  American made by union workers.

        "Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity." --M. L. King "You can't fix stupid" --Ron White -6.00, -5.18

        by zenbassoon on Sat Jun 22, 2013 at 11:46:09 PM PDT

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