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15 Things We Did At School That Future Students Will Never Understand

These are literally old school.

1. Copy notes from an overhead projector...

2. ...and secretly pass other handwritten notes in class.

3. Write on a chalkboard with real live chalk.

4. Make textbook covers out of paper grocery bags.

5. Tear off the edges of dot matrix paper.

6. Check out library books with the due date stamped in the back.

7. Watch educational programming supported by viewers like us.

8. Sharpen pencils the old-fashioned way — by hand.

9. Carry around giant five-subject notebooks and binders.

10. Sell magazines door to door for the annual school fundraiser.

11. Beg Mom to buy Goosebumps and Animorphs at the book fair.

12. Save our work onto 1.44 MB floppy disks.

13. Learn to type from memorizing nonsensical mnemonics.

14. Look up words on an electronic spell checker.

15. And, finally, lose an ox while fording the river.

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