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Prompt: List ten things you learned in school that were not on the curriculum.

Just ten? Really? And they have to be PG?

I mean, if you think about it, how many things did you learn in High School that would definitely rate a PG-13 or R?

Oh, is that just me? Oops.

Okay, okay... listing:

1. Abstain from Oreo's when you have braces. Unless, of course, you want to look like you ate mud for the rest of the day.

2. Getting your ear cartilage pierced hurts like a (insert extremely painful experience here).

3. After participating in a fist fight in the middle of class and the principal offers to switch you to another class--let him.

4. Public schooling is a lot like the military, it's a good idea to not draw attention to oneself. Your best option is to stay in the gray.

5. When a boy is mean to you, and your friends convince you that he's really secretly in love with you. Ignore your friends, they don't know what they're talking about. 

6. Gossip ruins lives, and bites back.

7. If a 16 year old boy is buying you dozens of roses, he wants something.

8. Unless you are a female cheerleader, a male football player, or on the student counsel you aren't as cool as you think, but once you've all passed 21... neither are they.

9. Never, ever, ever tell her who the boy you like is, even if she does swear herself to secrecy.

10. If you're unsure, then it most definitely is a bad idea.

So, what about you? What did you learn?


Ivy said…
I really like your #8. How true. How sad that kids can't see that clearly during that time. It would be nice if they could get a clear grip on that #6 too.
Meaghan said…
This was a really great post! I learned that you should always go out to recess because you will NEVER EVER get it again. I hated recess when I was younger :)
Gr8Life said…
I learned school is not very fun if your teacher doesn't like you. And if she has 6 toes and is wearing sandles you shouldn't stare. Apparently it makes her dislike you more than she did before.
Cannwin said…
@Gr8Life You had a teacher with 6 toes!? That's hilarious!

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