Candy Rant

"I killed a rat with a stick once."

Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Um, How Sincere Would That BE, Exactly?

I don't think I can blame this one on my students. It was from another class.

I found a 3 x 5 card on the floor of the classroom today, with notes on it for a paper outline.

Under "Characteristics":

"She is worm sincere and friendly."


  • At 11:39 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said…

    Worms are known for their sincerity, so the phrase should be self-explanatory. One cannot get more sincere than being "worm sincere."

  • At 2:42 PM, Blogger Candy Rant said…

    I just love the phrase "worm sincere." That card on the floor was like a little gift floating down from literary heaven.

  • At 2:43 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said…

    Makes your skin crawl. But a great idea for a horror movie. But who plays the title role?

  • At 2:46 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said…

    Actually, I have been thinking that I may write a childrens' book and title it: Sidney the Sincere Worm.

    Of course, he would also be friendly.

  • At 3:28 PM, Blogger Candy Rant said…

    That one Baldwin brother looks kinda wormy.

  • At 10:10 PM, Blogger Citlali said…

    lol. aaaawww, yes, I agree that worms are known for their sincerity. it's like all great discoveries that are made by "accident", no? what a worthy new phrase for the English language. "Worm sincere", not JUST plain old sincere but "worm sincere". it has a very noble ring to it. = ]

  • At 10:48 PM, Blogger Candy Rant said…

    It DOES have a noble ring, doesn't it?
    And yes, what could be more sincere than a lowly worm who blindly eats the dirt in front of him and just keeps moving?


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