Smart high school student suspended for nerdy joke

Paris Gray, the 17-year-old class vice president of Mundy’s Mill High School in Georgia was suspended from school for a chemistry joke she ran in the yearbook: “When the going gets tough just remember to Barium, Carbon, Potassium, Thorium, Astatine, Arsenic, Sulfur, Uranium, Phosphorus.” The message is decoded by consulting a periodic table:

back-that-ass-up

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  1. If it's anything like the yearbook crew I had in school, they're probably responsible for most of those errors.

  2. Hehhh, hehh,

    She said Arsenic Sulfer,

    Hehhhhhhh

  3. Fluorine Uranium Carbon Potassium THAT.

  4. I practically guarantee that the students slipped something far more vulgar into that yearbook than this... it just hasn't been noticed by the administration yet. If not, I will have lost all respect for this generation.

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