Vocabulary Lesson II

A teacher in my school, hearing about my latest efforts to increase our students’ vocabularies, shared with me how she is trying to crack down on swearing in her classroom. She told her students they can’t use the word B**ch anymore.

 “That’s great,” I told her.

 “Except now they’re all just calling each other female dogs,” she replied.

 Well, you know what they say, one step forward …