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Teacher catchphrases?

Mapleleafs26Mapleleafs26 Posts: 3,567- Junior Member
edited July 2010 in High School Life
Anyone else have teachers with catchphrases so lame that they are funny.
e.g. my math teacher always says "now we multiply by a wicked (a Maine term meaning "very") convenient form of 1 (a fraction like .5/.5 would receive such a treatment)" and my chemistry teacher always had a lame joke about how hydrogen was positive
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  • JamesChangJamesChang Posts: 510Registered User Junior Member
    My English teacher says "hot dog".
  • ontheflyonthefly Posts: 1,115Registered User Member
    wicked (a Maine term meaning "very")

    I don't think wicked is a maine term, they say it in harry potter all the time
  • Mapleleafs26Mapleleafs26 Posts: 3,567- Junior Member
    really? i just assumed it was endemic. ironically like red hot dogs
  • WartsandallWartsandall Posts: 14,151Registered User Member
    As far as I can recollect, I don't have many teachers who have them.
  • Vince011Vince011 Posts: 820Registered User Member
    English teacher- "what's the purpose, not the porpoise?"
  • FinalCut10FinalCut10 Posts: 86Registered User Junior Member
    English teacher - "This writing makes you want to suck on a gas pipe."
  • WartsandallWartsandall Posts: 14,151Registered User Member
    O, I actually just thought of one. My old AP Lang teacher would tell us that AP stands for answer the prompt!
  • BaltimoronBaltimoron Posts: 678- Junior Member
    That last one made me lol. The gas pipe one.

    Math Teacher- "Questions, Concerns, Consternations?"
  • aigiqinfaigiqinf Posts: 3,938Registered User Senior Member
    "...and what have you"

    This wasn't a teacher but in one of my clubs we had a guest speaker (we have one every meeting) and he was 30 minutes late, and then he talked for 30 minutes. Every time he finished a sentence, or there was a comma he inserted, "...and what?" So he was like, "So you're walking, and what?, you see your girlfriend or boyfriend, and what?" He had the most annoying way of saying it and toward the end of the speech I seriously almost got up and left (I was seated right in front of him).
  • romanigypsyeyesromanigypsyeyes Posts: 21,898Registered User Senior Member
    My Spanish teacher used to say "Doubt me? Don't, because I'm right." In slight jest of course (and in Spanish so it took me a year to figure out what she was saying).
  • I lPlay NeopetsI lPlay Neopets Posts: 190Registered User Junior Member
    "Don't lean on the wall. If you want to support the school, send in money"
    ... right after he makes a mistake "JUST TESTING..." (every single time, maybe once per lesson lol)

    too many to list lol.
  • RixsRixs Posts: 1,003Registered User Member
    "Then do some magic and write the answer." - Chemistry teacher

    "Magic" refers to Math. Not once did she ever call it math the entire year.
  • LoonLakeLoonLake Posts: 913- Member
    My apush teacher last year: "here's what's on store."

    We'd all secretely laugh to ourselves every time he said it.
  • Mapleleafs26Mapleleafs26 Posts: 3,567- Junior Member
    my chemistry teacher was like the Ezra Pound of lame catch phrases. Today I randomly stopped into his room after school to ask him a question and he said "you need to think outside the bun". i like taco bell, so it worked.
  • fairy_dreamsfairy_dreams Posts: 3,377Registered User Member
    "AP Chemistry is the most fun you can have with your clothes on."


    .........Am I allowed to say that I'm somewhat proud of myself that I got Maple's Ezra Pound reference? Even though it might be common knowledge?
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