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17 Kaafi Useless Things All Indians Were Taught In School That We've Never Needed As Adults

Trigger warning – may bring back some horrendous childhood memories.

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1. Collecting different types of leaves and soil, and pasting them in a scrapbook for holiday homework projects.

2. Drawing the map of India... BY HAND.

3. Memorising the course of India's major rivers and marking them out with a pencil.

4. Cursive writing.

Think about it.
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Think about it.

5. Long division.

6. Doing calculations using log tables.

7. Basically, any mathematics that an average person can't do in their head.

Calculators! We have one in our phones at all times!
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Calculators! We have one in our phones at all times!

8. Using a protractor.

Also, your classmates saying "give me the D" has a very different meaning now.
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Also, your classmates saying "give me the D" has a very different meaning now.

9. Drawing a triangle using a compass.

Side note – WTF is the point of the divider in a geometry box? What do you use it for?
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Side note – WTF is the point of the divider in a geometry box? What do you use it for?

10. Drawing number lines.

11. Using graph paper to chart IRL graphs.

Microsoft Excel, look it up.
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Microsoft Excel, look it up.

12. Learning the symbols for chemical elements, and memorising the entire fucking periodic table.

13. Distillation.

Or any experiment in the chemistry lab, really.
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Or any experiment in the chemistry lab, really.

14. Drawing shapes using Logo – a computer language that was outdated even in the '90s.

15. Marching in a single file, multiple days of the week, in the hot sun.

I can walk. I didn't need this shit.
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I can walk. I didn't need this shit.

16. Memorising historical dates... down to the day.

How is the INC being formed on 28 December, 1885 helpful to me in any way?
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How is the INC being formed on 28 December, 1885 helpful to me in any way?

17. And this.