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Quotation by Christine Zajac
Mrs. Zajac knows you didn't try. You don't just hand in junk to Mrs. Zajac. She's been teaching an awful lot of years. She didn't fall off the turnip cart yesterday. She told you she was an old-lady teacher.
Christine Zajac, U.S. fifth-grade teacher. As quoted in Among Schoolchildren, "September" section, part 1, by Tracy Kidder (1989).
A teacher with high standards, this was part of Zajac's ongoing spiel to her students.
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