Sarah Waters: The Paying Guests
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"Class, I couldn't finish commenting on your preliminary drafts because of all the trick-or-treaters."
Would that work?
Nah, probably not.
*back to commenting*
October 31, 2006 in Teaching | Permalink
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But they would expect you to accept it as a plausible excuse for their not meeting a deadline on November 1 . . . . :-)
Kelly in Kansas |
October 31, 2006 at 08:03 PM
You should have been in my neighborhood; we had three trick-or-treaters all night! Bright side: lots of leftover candy (and none of it has calories *LOL*).
Bourgeois Nerd |
October 31, 2006 at 10:42 PM
How about a special Halloween comment system, when you label everything 'trick' or 'treat'... That should speed things up :-)
November 01, 2006 at 07:20 PM
This excuse worked for me today. But I gave them candy with it.
November 02, 2006 at 01:36 AM
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