While I was finishing up my master’s in English, I was working as a Teaching Associate. Two classes of First-Year Composition 101 made the mistake of registering for my class.Â Poor children. None of them knew what to do with a teacher who knew their tricks better than they did themselves. I assured them that […]
Two of the popular boys gathered the rest of the chosen together and told the group that we were to tell the pariah that boys got their periods too. If he asked us if we’d â€œshot our dot,â€ then we were to say yes.
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