Fun Fridays – April 12, 2019

For those among the thousands who were snookered by my April Fool’s Day post last week, imagine if your 4th grade teacher gave you a spelling test like the one in this video.

It would have been fun if he had thrown in a real word like floccinaucinihilipilification. The word’s definition is “the action or habit of estimating something as worthless” – sort of like this blog post!

8 Responses to Fun Fridays – April 12, 2019

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    Colleen K Snyder April 12, 2019 at 5:46 am #

    That’s great! I wish I had a teacher like that when I was in school!! Except I believe I’ve heard some of those words… or seen them written. My four year old writes them out… except they all mean “cat.”!!

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    Carlene April 12, 2019 at 5:53 am #

    Decidedly not sesquipedalian.

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    Sharon K Connell April 12, 2019 at 6:07 am #

    I love it, Steve. ROTFLOLACGU I almost fell off the chair at “chchch.” Great post.

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    Patti Jo Moore April 12, 2019 at 8:44 am #

    Love this!! I could definitely see my son-in-law doing this when he taught school a few years ago.

    Thanks for the Friday chuckles!

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    Sheri Dean Parmelee, Ph.D April 12, 2019 at 11:45 am #

    Loved it!!!!

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    Joey Rudder April 12, 2019 at 12:24 pm #

    That was GREAT! He had to have so much fun giving the test AND preparing for it! (I wonder if I can somehow get my daughter to take it without her knowing it’s a joke?? Hmmm.)

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    claire o'sullivan April 12, 2019 at 5:40 pm #

    thankfully not a German word.
    Donaudampfschiffahrtselektrizitätenhauptbetriebswerkbauunterbeamtengesellschaft

    however, this would be fun to edit. Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanokoniosis

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