According to a news report, a certain school in Garden City, MI was
recently faced with a unique problem. A number of 12-year-old girls
were beginning to use lipstick and would put it on in the washroom.
That was fine, but after they put on their lipstick they would press
their lips to the mirror leaving dozens of little lip prints. Every night,
the maintenance man would remove them and the next day the girls
would put them back.
Finally the principal decided that something had to be done. He called
all the girls to the washroom and met them there with the maintenance
man. He explained that all these lip prints were causing a major problem
for the custodian who had to clean the mirrors every night.
To demonstrate how difficult it had been to clean the mirrors, he asked
the maintenance man to show the girls how much effort was required..
He took out a long-handled squeegee, dipped it in the toilet, and cleaned
the mirror with it. Since then, there have been no lip prints on the mirror.
THE MORAL OF THIS STORY: there are teachers, & then there are educators.
Submitted by Jana