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School of Talk

“So what have we learned today?” said Dan, standing over the aquarium.

“Whatcha doin’?” asked Tara.

“Teaching the fish to speak.”

“Is this some elaborate setup for a pun on how the fish are in ‘school’?”

“No. I’m seriously teaching them.”

“Whatever,” Tara scoffed, leaving.

“Jerk face,” said the fish.

TIM SEVENHUYSEN: FLANNERTY 2: Being Entirely Truthful

“So can any of you tell me the answer to five times seven?” asked Miss Flannerty. “Don’t be shy!”

Billy and Bobby and Suzie played silently with their pencils.

“Kelly, do you know the answer?”

“No,” whispered Kelly.

“That’s ok!” said Miss Flannerty. “It’s the same as my age! Twenty-three!”