In Which the Prof Feels Very Old…

My kids have written papers in which they are analyzing song lyrics. One paper is about a song that mentions (by first name only) Hank Williams, Sr. and Janis Joplin (specifically mentioning her performance of “Me and Bobby McGee”). It is abundantly clear that the kid has no idea who either of these people are, and why Joplin is associated with the song.

I think I’ll jam a fork into my eyes now.

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About profmondo

Dad, husband, mostly free individual, medievalist, writer, and drummer. "Gladly wolde he lerne and gladly teche."
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3 Responses to In Which the Prof Feels Very Old…

  1. rlk9 says:

    “Stella McCartney’s dad was in a band?”

  2. The Ancient says:

    “Stella McCartney’s dad was in a band?”

    It was called “Wings.”

  3. Linda Roberts says:

    Did you buy that CD at The Gap???

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