#SoCS & #JusJoJan Daily Prompt, Jan. 20th, 2018

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“Occidental, young Thomas, that’s what I said, perhaps we should send you to see Matron to get your ears syringed. I want you to tell me what you know of the history of the great country in the West, not those damned fellows in the East.”

Old Mister Carruthers the form master brought  his cane down with a sharp snap onto the desk in front of the cowering young boy causing the inkpot to rattle alarmingly.

“I’m sorry sir, I really thought you meant Orientals, I do have problems with my hearing occasionally”.

 

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