Second Grade Rules of Politeness


Little Girl told me she was not going to pick her nose anymore.

I commended this decision, but her brother doubted she could maintain such a resolution.

“Well, I’m going to try,” she said.

I reminded them that public nose-picking is impolite, but that you can always go to the bathroom and get get a Kleenex if your nose is stuffy.

Little Girl said, “Yes! A Kleenex! And if the boogers won’t come out,” she went on, “my teacher says you can make a booger ghost.”

The things they learn in school!

booger ghost