Me: OK everybody, take out your notebooks, time for a test!
Judy: How do you say "Gongbu anhetta" in English?
Me: "I didn't study."
Freddy: How do you say "Mang hetta" in English?
Me: "I'm screwed."
Freddy: I'm screwed!
Judy: Me too I'm screwed.
Nate: I'm screwed too.
Richard: We're screwed.
Kristen: Everybody screwed.
Freddy: Mr. Mondello today's test and everybody screwed!
Me: No, "I'm in trouble" is better.
Nate: We're screwed.
They retain so little of what I say, and yet any little slip-up and they never forget.