My wife recently sent me an email titled, Bloopers. The first part of the e-mail was labeled History of the World According to Students and contained a selection of what were described as “actual student answers to history tests collected by teachers.” Having been a Sunday School teacher myself, I was interested and glanced at the first selection:
Socrates was a famous Greek teacher who went around giving people advice. They killed him. Socrates died from an overdose of wedlock. After his death, his career suffered a dramatic decline.
“Cute,” I thought, as I sat in my office, distracted by paperwork, meetings, and the daily to-do’s. I read the next one:
Queen Elizabeth was the “Virgin ...