Or: How to Make a Teenage Boy Like Chemistry
Me: OK, so you nee to draw CH4.
Him: I hate this. This is boring. Why do I have to do this?
Me: Well, you know what CH4 is, right?
Him: No. Why would I know?
Me: Well, it's in something you think is funny.
Him: [puzzled look]
Him: Farts? [laughs] Farts.
Repeat last line for the next 20 minutes.
Five years ago: Subject/Verb Agreement
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