Education: Umfa Umfa, Glug Glug

"The first people had hair growing, not just on their heads, but all over their bodies, like some shaggy dogs. They simply laid down on the ground when night came. They were bloodthirsty. They liked to drink the warm blood of animals they killed, as you would a glass of milk. They talked to each other with some sort of grunts—umfa umfa—glug glug." Thus did a Perth Amboy, N. J. public school teacher read last week to her sixth grade pupils. One little girl was immeasurably shocked & revolted, went home and...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!