Biology always offers a wealth of quotes to illustrate the mindset of the young adults we endeavor to educate. Last week, the biology teacher went into a brief side discussion about the effect of hormones on human males and females. He explained how menopause may cause some older women to have excessive facial hair and went on to bring up the serious matter of "moobs".
BioTeacher: ... So if men take steroids then stop taking them suddenly, their hormones get thrown off and their oestrogen levels may be temporarily quite high and cause men to grow...
Here he made the grave mistake of hesitating, gesturing vaguely at his chest and looking generally quite awkward. To me, that was just cute. To the class, it was the ideal opportunity to offer up the missing term.
BioTeacher: Hey now...
"Helpful"Student: Titties. Boobs. Boobs. I said boobs.
BioTeacher: Okay, that's a little better...
BioTeacher: Okay. Tha...
CreativeStudent: Sugar Licks.
BioTeacher: OKAY. Thank you. We get the picture.
I tried so hard to hide behind my hair so the kids wouldn't see I was tearing up with laughter. I think I failed.
Sugar Licks. Heh.