An Ohio seventh-grader was suspended last week for doing arguably the most predictable thing a 13-year-old boy could do for a laugh on the school bus. He cut the cheese.Mumsy claims that she has "gastrointestinal distress" and perhaps her son does, too. So? Others shouldn't have to suffer because of your problem. Wear those charcoal-lined undies or something, and quit making excuses for your jerk of a kid.
Canal Winchester Middle School students Anthony Nichols and another boy lost their bus privileges on Friday for their stinky stunt, which prompted the customary rousing laughter and "lowering of windows," according to the Columbus Dispatch.
Administrators ruled that the flatulence was in violation of the school's code of conduct, but if you ask Nichols' parents, the decision reeks of poor judgement.
Sunday, May 15, 2011
Can They Control It, Or Not?
Teenagers will always say they can't control farting or loud burping or whatever, but when you put genuine (and unpleasant) consequences behind your disgust they usually, somehow, find ways to control the uncontrollable. How can we tell the difference between controllable and uncontrollable behavior, though? With 13-year-old boys, I'm not willing to be very lenient, and neither is this school district: