Buzzfeed provides comic relief for teacher-itis

Jessica Misener's "33 Teachers Who Got The Last Laugh" — with the tagline, "BREAKING: Your teachers were funnier than you all along" — is a must read for teachers and anyone who learned from one.


So with that, happy summer vacation, Louise, and the rest of you hard-working, unappreciated, bureaucratically tortured teachers.


Hey, you get a 2.5-month vacation and we don't — so, indeed, the last laugh is on us!

It's almost the end of the school year, and teachers are just as antsy and drained as the students with senioritis et al., and with end-of-semester exams making time virtually stand still, excruciating boredom adds to the dreaded mix.

Time fillers and a hearty guffaw have become a necessity, a situation lamented by my high school teacher pal Louise Rocco, who gleefully shared some sweet relief in the way of a May 29 Buzzfeed post. The feature includes photos and graphics of some special jokes and mini-vindications, savored by teachers of all types — from Yo Mamma insertions in math tests to candid cell phone pics to inventive "quiz shaming," a Lady GaGa-inspired periodic chart, clever grading, alternative homework assignments and gay clowning.

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