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Re: funny scissor story

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Tue, 30 Mar 1999 22:45:07 EST

It is very important to use good quality scissors. >>

When I took over this Art teaching job, I had the fun task of going through
all the supplies. The previous Art teacher was VERY frugal and creative and
used/saved EVERYthing. One day last summer I find a big ol' box of scissors
in my mailbox! Yea! I take them to my supply closet and hand them out to
first graders on one of my first days. At first, I just thought I had really
underestimated the students ability to cut, but one after another, as I walked
around and saw that they were ALL having trouble cutting, I tried a pair
myself! Lo and behold, every single pair was totally defective! I laughed,
and assured the class that it was NOT them, and that I would have to get some
scissors! I found out that the previous Art Teacher had "rescued" these
scissors from the GARBage can (where they belong) and put them in my box for
me! Sometimes it is hard to part with supplies! Anyway, I keep hearing that
Fiscars work great, but they are kind of pricey. It is worth the expense, I