We've met Dr. Grumpy in these pages several times before. He's a neurologist who writes - often very amusingly - about his patients and his medical practice.
His wife is a school nurse. She reports that the kids are finding a novel use for a winter warming device.
As you know, me and a handful of teachers have been assigned to screen you little darlings for fevers each morning, pointing that laser scanner at your forehead before you go inside.
It certainly alarmed us when we found large numbers of you were running fevers when you got off the bus. Not just fevers, actually, but temperatures in the 120 degree range. Which are, quite frankly, incompatible with human life.
Fortunately, Maxine, the lady who's been driving school buses since they were pulled by horses, called me onto the bus to see the discarded hand warmers from the camping supply store, which you
fraudsadorable children had been pressing to your foreheads and passing around.
As always, nice try. Now go to class.
There's more at the link.
If only they'd apply the same ingenuity and effort to their school work . . .