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Tuesday, December 9, 2008

Encroaching Decrepitude

Yesterday in one of my classes, we were doing the usual "And what did you do this weekend?" round of questions. One of my students said she watched (and I quote) "a really, really old movie."

I, knowing she's a bit of a film buff, was thinking something along the lines of Breakfast at Tiffany's, or maybe an old Hitchcock film.

"What was it?" I asked.

"Dead Poets' Society."

Guess I'll go get in line for my walker now.

6 comments:

yarnpiggy said...

Yeah, well...no budging, eh!

(formerly) no-blog-rachel said...

Oh that's funny. And I'm sorry. I'm glad it happened to you, not me. Ok I'm sorry again. Don't hurt me.

Sarah, Grand-Dutchess of Serendipity said...

I am laughing out loud at the computer! too funny!

beentsy said...

Good lord. That means that Breakfast club is just barely a 'talkie' then, doesn't it?

Mommylion said...

Wow, that sure made me feel old :)

Arctic Knitter said...

Be sure to save a walker for me. Dang - students say the best things.