Today during morning meeting I passed out number cards for the greeting. I might say words that rhyme with that number, or equations that equal that number and then the two people who have matching numbers pop up and greet each other in the center of the circle.
I was at the end of passing out the cards, and handed Jack the only one left- the zero.
He looked at the card. “Dammit,” he said instantly.
I turned and said, “What did you say?”
Alenka, who was sitting beside him, said quickly, “He say DAMMIT!”
Great, I thought. The child from Poland now knows the words hyman AND dammit.
I can stop teaching right now, cause my work is done.