Sunday, November 7, 2010

My Son...a Literary Genius?

 Here's an actual assignment he turned in at English class.  You be the judge: 


Dear Math,
I think we both know that this relationship has been doomed for a while.  
Since like first grade.
You've always been soo needy, 
telling me to solve all your problems,
but never giving me advice on mine. 
So I'm afraid that I'm ending it
here and now. 

Good luck solving your own problems. 
You've always been an unwanted relative who I barely know,
but I've put up with you to keep the peace.  
But no more.
It's not me, it's you.  

Sincerely,
Spencer



And his English teacher's comment: 
Nice twist with the cliché.  Great--do you want to submit to the lit. mag? 



And his mother's comment: 
It reminds me of a quote I once read, "As long as they teach Algebra, there will be prayers in school."   :) 


And a little tidbit I found while researching a way to help him with his, um,  homework:


proof:
We know,
Girls = Money x Time
We also know, Time is Money.
i.e. Time = Money.
therefore,
Girls = Money^2
We also know that money is the root of evil.
i.e. Money = root(Evil).
So, Money^2 = Evil.
Therefore,
Girls = Evil
(at least until after his mission)



And your comments....




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14 comments:

meeks said...

I love this! I wish I could write witty things like that!

melissa said...

that's awesome!

Lisa @ Pulsipher Page said...

Awesome! What a great sense of humor. Comedy Clubs may be in his future.

Clarinda said...

I LOVE IT!! It's so clever.

What was the actual assignment?

Deanne said...

Very clever - he takes after his mom! Love the proof too! =)

angela said...

You are all so funny! It is in the genes. Very clever, intelligent and FUN.
This cracks me up.
Math has been an issue in our house too.

annalisa said...

hahahahahahahahaha! thanks for the laugh tonight :)

Katie said...

Well if math is the one he dumped, English is the girl he is meant to marry! Brilliant!

Andie said...

Very clever-it looks like the apple does not fall far from the tree at your house!

Momma Nielson said...

All of my kids feel the same way about algebra. Very clever of Spencer to tell it like it is:)

K said...

Hilarious! Thanks for giving Tom and me a good reason to laugh tonight! Very witty Spence!

Charlene said...

hahaha...my 7th grade would enjoy this!

alexandra said...

I agree with his teacher, a definite lit mag submission in the making.

Annette said...

That is awesome! Had me laughing and laughing. Very witty. Definitely submit it!

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