Join me today for Volume 52 of Things Teenagers Say. This is my regular round-up of the crazy and memorable things I hear my students say in class.
Things Teenagers Say
Basketball season is my favorite because I get my abs back.
I thought it was someone who loved me, but it was just my phone company saying “Hi.”
Me: We are about to watch my most favorite video ever.
Student: Is it a video of a chicken wearing sweatpants?
Me: That would be a no.
Whoever made this was the da Vinci of our generation.
It feels like there is a stomach monster curling up inside of me.
If you’re a slacker, then I’m a snail.
Student 1: The water in the bathroom tastes like tomatoes.
Student 2: Thank you for saying that. I told that to someone, and they thought I was stupid.
You left toast in my bed!
Does anyone else really want mesquite barbeque chips right now, or is it just me?
Mr. Carter is a line master. His lines are always perfectly straight!
Student 1: I like your twitter profile pic, Mrs. Carter!
Me: Thanks! I like it, too.
Student 2: It’s a cute picture of you. I think I’m going to make that my phone background.
Me: Are you guys glad to have a catch-up day?
Student: I prefer mustard.
Me: Does anyone have an answer?
Student: I have an eyebrow ache.
Student 1: You better act right today or we will have homework.
Student 2: I will. I’m not POed today. Do you know what POed means? Pancake Offspring.
After explaining that we need to get y by itself…
Student: Why does y always have to be single?
Student: Why are your feet more tan than the rest of your body?
Me: It’s called pantyhose. Let’s get back to Algebra.
Rest of Class: I noticed that, too!
(While discussing the job of cleaning windows of skyscrapers)
could hit you in the side, and you’d need a kidney replacement.
Student: So, how’d you end up in Drumright?
Me: They gave me a job.
Student: If I was a school, I would give you a job.
Mrs. Carter, you actually look cute today!
What did you get for Christmas? Obviously not a hairbrush.
Which mathematician figured out that if you divide by zero that the world explodes? Was it Jeff the Mathematician?
Me: What does the word linear make you think of?
Student: A linear eclipse!
Student 1: Are your yellow posters made out of 2 different colors of paper?
Me: Yes. I didn’t realize it until I laminated them.
Student 2: Don’t point out Mrs. Carter’s mistakes.
Student 3: I think we should point out her mistakes because she doesn’t make them often.
You are a good listener. You would make a great psychiatrist.
Student 1: Your 2 in 320 looks weird.
Student 2: It’s super curvy.
Student 3: Like Mrs. Carter!
Student 1: What is a parallelogram?
Student 2: It’s like a pentagon but with one more side.
Mrs. Carter, is that cheese you are eating? That’s illegal.
Mrs. Carter, I started following you on twitter. You posted a picture of the back of my head and it wasn’t brushed.
Science describes math as a tool, but math is an art.
Want to read more things teenagers say? Check out previous volumes here.
Recent Volumes of Things Teenagers Say
- Things Teenagers Say: Volume 61
- Things Teenagers Say: Volume 60
- Things Teenagers Say: Volume 59
- Things Teenagers Say: Volume 58
- Things Teenagers Say: Volume 57
- Things Teenagers Say: Volume 56
- Things Teenagers Say: Volume 55
- Things Teenagers Say: Volume 54
- Things Teenagers Say: Volume 53
- Things Teenagers Say: Volume 52
- Things Teenagers Say: Volume 51
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