I Used This Phrase Today:
And somewhere, somehow, Jim Fay experienced a warm fuzzy.
In actuality, that oratorical gem was merely the pastrami in an otherwise moldy sandwich of strictly sub-par management techniques, complete with the old saw, "When you get your own classroom..." and an ultra sarcastic, fake-giddy "But of course you'll stay! Of course you will!"
Upon further reflection, I should have first made the kid sit on the floor, then do jumping jacks outside for awhile, then made him stand face-first against a wall while I screamed invective against the back of his head before sending him off to alter his clothing in such a way as to leverage the value of public shaming while later demanding he scream little chants extolling my personal and professional virtues. Then I'd really be reforming education, huh?