Thursday, November 12, 2009

«Never Question Authority...»

...It doesn't know either.

The length of one kilometer was greater than that of one mile.

April 20th, 1994
Dear Mrs. [blank],

You may already know this, but in case Alex has neglected to tell you, I am assigning him to detention for one hour this Friday, April 22nd. The reason is as follows:

Alex consistently defied me. During class he contradicted me numerous times when I insisted that the length of one kilometer was greater than that of one mile. Every other student in class accepted my lesson without argument, but your son refused to believe what I told him, offering such rebuttals as "You're lying to the class," and commanding other students to challenge my curriculum.

Although he was correct, Alex's actions show a blatant disregard for authority, and a complete lack of respect for his school. In the future, Alex would be better off simply accepting my teachings without resistance.

Please see to it that your son understands this.


If I were Mrs. [blank], I'd tell that teacher to shove the detention time up his ass. I'd also congratulate Alex for having the courage to stand up for himself when he's right. You can't just lay down and let stupidity reign supreme.


  1. The teacher does have a point. It was inappropriate for Alex to accuse her of lying when an accusation of incompetence would have been more accurate.

  2. What an utter plonker that teacher is.

  3. The teacher is named Adam, so is not female, @Looney. Not that it matters.
    I saw the letter without censoring somewhere else.


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