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Emily Grossman

Teen Issues

April 10, 2008 at 7:45 AM

Out of the blue today, my student confessed, "I was high when I was practicing yesterday, and I knew it, but I wasn't sure what to do."

"High?!" I exclaimed, shocked and sickened by this revelation. Confidentially, I leaned toward her and lowered my voice. "Oh dear, what were you on?"

She paused in confusion for a moment before a light bulb went on. She explained, "No no, I mean I was high--you know, sharp!"

From Karin Lin
Posted on April 10, 2008 at 8:41 AM
Hahahaha! Thanks for sharing.
From Juergen L. Hemm
Posted on April 10, 2008 at 10:09 AM
LOL - so much for the precision of language. But, would you have made the correct guess from "too high" ;-)

Always in need of a good laugh,
Jürgen

From Bob Reese
Posted on April 10, 2008 at 11:21 AM
That is very, very funny. I think I will get a lot of laughter mileage in telling that story to others. Thanks for sharing that :). On an interesting side not though, from what I remember, In the song, A Day in the Life by the Beatles, the Beatles actually had the orchestra brought in for recording become a little intoxicated to produce the desired effect on the album.
From Tom Holzman
Posted on April 10, 2008 at 1:19 PM
Kids say the darndest things, as Art Linkletter said, and we only compound that phenom by the assumptions we make. Thanks for sharing.
From Natasha Marsalli
Posted on April 10, 2008 at 6:22 PM
Hahaha! That is priceless!
From Shawn Smith
Posted on April 10, 2008 at 7:34 PM
I would have had the same reaction. LOL
From Ruth Kuefler
Posted on April 10, 2008 at 9:01 PM
Hahaha, nice . . . :)
From Drew Lecher
Posted on April 11, 2008 at 3:51 AM
And I thought she meant she was so thrilled in playing her piece well……sunset village, here I come:-)

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