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Top 10 Signs Your Teacher Is From Cuba

Top 10 signs your teacher is from Cuba

1. During morning talks you're expected to denounce your counter-revolutionary parents.

2. For letter-writing practice, everyone in the class adopts a Cuban political prisoner.

3. Maths problems always involve working out black market rates for the US dollar.

4. You have to complete a new unit standard requiring you to field strip an AK47 blindfolded.

5. He may be a revolutionary but he isn't as left wing as the average PPTA delegate.

6. He wears a Gap sweatshirt unlike the local teachers with their Che Guevera t-shirts.

7. Phys ed consists of floating to Rangitoto on a inner tube.

8. Instead of detention you're threatened with two weeks in 'Gitmo'.

9. He reckons South Auckland is a tougher posting than his stint with the FNLA in Mozambique.

10. He's never heard of the Treaty of Waitangi but is actually half-way literate and numerate.

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