A certain private Catholic school was recently
faced with a unique problem. A number of 12-year-old girls were beginning
to use lipstick and would put it on in the bathroom. That was fine provided
it was of a natural or neutral skin tone, but after they put on their
lipstick, they would press their lips to the mirror leaving dozens of
little lip prints.
Every night the maintenance man would remove them; and the next day the
girls would put them back. Finally, the principal, Sister Mary, decided
that something had to be done. She called all the girls to the bathroom and
met them there with the
maintenance man. She explained that all these lip
prints were causing a major problem for the custodian, who had to clean the
mirrors every night (you can just imagine the yawns from the little
To demonstrate how difficult it had been to clean the mirrors, Sister Mary
asked the maintenance man to show the girls how much effort was required. He
took out a long-handled squeegee, dipped it in the toilet, and cleaned the
mirror with it.
Since then, there have been no lip prints on the mirror.
''There are teachers...... And then there are educators!"
Monday, January 13, 2014
Don't Piss Off The Maintenance Guy
He could be evil like me.
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