Originally Posted by tamadrm
When I was in first grade in St.Bridgets Catholic school,we had Sisters of Mercy( not a fitting name I can tell you) as teachers.I'm left handed so my first grade teacher used to smack me across my left hand with a stainless steel ruler when I tried to write anything.She told me I was a child of the devil.
I'm amazed, Steve! I didn't know that sort of thing was still happening just ten years ago! *smile smile*
(may I borrow fifty bucks please?)
Seriously, that seems very old world. My Mum's school nuns were sadistic, bitter (probably plain and rejected) women too. But Mum was born in the 1920s ... your school days seem to be very olde worlde lol