I'm not talking got-an-A-on-a-test smart. I'm talking quick-tongued and witty, not always in a good way.
This week we have been studying for a Social Studies test for Will. This is his least favorite type of test to study for. If he can work out math problems or put together an in-depth story, he's great. But good 'ole memorization of facts is not his forte.
The test is tomorrow. After a practice test and some other review, I was affirming my confidence in his ability to do well. He said, "I'm probably going to miss some." I told him that there's a little saying, You are what you think you are. (Paige chimes in behind me, You also are what you eat.) So I went on to explain what it meant and Will replied, "okay, I will just do my best." I said, "that's great." Then he said, "But I will probably miss some because there's also the saying always tell the truth.
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