Funny true story in a Criminal Law Class

I was an adjunct professor at a local college teaching a paralegal course in criminal law. Older student in his sixties, who felt superior to his classmates and the young punk lawyer adjunct professor trying to teach him made a bold statement that he knows everything and to stop wasting his time trying to teach him anything.

Of course I had to take the challenge. I requested that this arrogant senior citizen stand up and inform the class what SCATO is. Surprisingly, he did not know what scato was and indicated out loud to his ignorance.

I saw a teaching moment and took it saying, “Scato is Greek for S.H.I.T. It just goes to show you sir that contrary to your assertion of knowing everything a minute ago, you don’t know scato…”

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