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Re: It's CUTE

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Aaron and Jennifer (THEGREEN99)
Wed, 13 Oct 1999 16:25:57 -0400

Here the new word is "tight" meaning "cool" or "interesting". I hate
this word because of its origin. Unfortunately, most of the students who use
this word have idea what it really refers to.

Jennifer in Michigan
-----Original Message-----
From: MPBC90 <MPBC90>
To: <>
Date: Wednesday, October 13, 1999 12:54 AM
Subject: Re: It's CUTE

>In a message dated 10/12/99 10:52:22 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
> writes:
><< It just drives me crazy this "CUTE" word. The
> kids sometimes use this word also to describe a work of art. I try to
> encourage them to use other descriptive words when we look at a work of
> art. How can we educated teachers along with the kids??? I put out
> posters describing what the kids have been studying but to no avail.
> They are still igornant. Help with the word CUTE!!!!
> Thanks, Sandy Poos - Cahokia Dist. #187 >>
>Dear Sandy,
>I have learned to stop letting that bother me, and let people enjoy the
>artwork hung up in the hallways. If a student in class says that something
>is CUTE, THEN you can say, "Well, puppies and kittens are cute, but you
>this? Why?" and help them with the correct descriptive words. :)