“The 13th birthday is often a right of passion.”

I’ll just make the obvious comment that this statement is the result of lack of specialized knowledge (the concept of a rite of passage) and inaccurate hearing.

Then I’ll remark on the unintentional truth of the statement—after all, as another student wrote in another context, “at an early age teenagers start to have hormones.”

And then I’ll sit back and let you enjoy.

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About RAB

Teacher of English writing and literature (college-level); academic-freedom activist; editor and copy editor; theater director, costumer, actress, playwright. View all posts by RAB

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