2007-07-20 09:22

There’s a small park out behind my house, and on most days this summer, the kids from the YMCA day camp around the corner have been coming out to play kickball. Of course, I regularly hear priceless inanities that only hyperactive kiddos can come up with.

Just now, something caught my ear because of something conspicuous by its absence. I heard one kid yell, “Who’s on Third?” and NO ONE yelled back, “No, Who’s on First!” I mean, honestly: what are they teaching in school these days?

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