2nd grader: “Irish jump high.
2nd grader: “Irish jump high. Really, like from here to here” (demonstrates a space of about a foot with her hands)
Me: “Do you mean leprechauns or something like that?”
2nd grader: “No, Irish people. They jump high!”
Me: (slightly incredulous that this is what my students are learning in their World Music class) How do you know that?
2nd grader: “‘Cause I learned it!”
It just goes to show that what you say to kids is not always what they understand and interpret it as.
In other news, please pray that I get better soon…being sick and going to Seattle on Friday isn’t a good combination in my book.