ArcaneEye61244dCool guy. We just played Caesar III in computer class. Didn't do any actual programming till high school, and then only one year. Took me another fifteen years to come back, but boy does it feel like home, even if there's some mold in the corners :-p
"Look to your left. Look to your right. Who thinks this is advanced composition? Anyone who raised their hand is going to have a difficult life."
Oh my, yes. His primary area of teaching was in computers and only got hired for special ed (different/more competitive times back then?). Small school (only 30 in my graduating class) and teachers often taught more than one subject.
Being the only student, he/we would often divert to philosophical discussions about Star Trek, Lord of the Rings/The Hobbit, The Far Side, etc.
I can say now with near 100% certainty, he was the 'odd man out' in the teachers lounge.
I remember him saying "If I wanted to talk about sports, I would get a lobotomy, then I could relate." and spend 20 minutes talking about the social relevance of "Pee Wee's Playhouse"
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