Monday, October 06, 2008

Protection racket.

Peer into the future with me, won't you?

-J.

Posted by Joke at 12:29 PM

6 Comments

  • Blogger Poppy Buxom posted at 3:40 PM, October 06, 2008  
    I hate to break it to you, but I remember the days when you never had birthday celebrations in the classroom.

    Now excuse me while I got chug some Geritol.
  • Blogger Frogdancer posted at 4:28 PM, October 06, 2008  
    Where do you find this stuff??
  • Blogger Badger posted at 5:13 PM, October 06, 2008  
    Our schools went this route a couple of years ago. We can't even bring NON-FOOD items on the kid's birthday anymore, like stickers or pencils or whatever. GAH.
  • Blogger Major Bedhead posted at 5:55 PM, October 06, 2008  
    Good. Less crap for me to remember to do.

    Curmudgeonly yours,
    MB
  • Blogger MsCellania posted at 6:37 PM, October 06, 2008  
    Yeah, I'm with Poppy up there - we were lucky if there was a ladle with the water bucket, much less anybody bringing ANY treats in, ever.
    Seriously, when did this birthday business start, anyway? My chilluns have summer birthdays so I don't pay any attention to goodies in the classroom.
    We have to send our kids in with a nut-free snack every day. I find that enough of a pain in the arse, personally. It must be NUTRITIOUS - NO COOKIES, CHIPS, SALTY OR SUGARY SNACKS. AND ACK NO NUTS!
  • Blogger shula posted at 5:36 AM, October 07, 2008  
    I find all this stuff you CAN'T do incredibly tedious.

    But I'm a dyed in the wool subversive Mum, on principle.
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