Education: Laugh, Teacher, Laugh

Parents who scorn the "See, See, See" tedium of "basal readers" have long cherished the story about the first-grade teacher who steps out of her wrecked car to cry, "Oh, Oh, Oh—Damn, Damn, Damn." Now the gag has grown to an entire parody of the best-known reader, Fun with Dick and Jane. At this month's convention of the National Education Association, delegates happily passed around the anonymous spoof, Fun with Hamlet and His Friends. Excerpts:

See Hamlet run. Run, Hamlet, Run. He is going to his mother's room.

"I have something to tell you, mother," says Hamlet. "Uncle Claudius...

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