That said, it's not an easy gig some days, and it makes sense to me that a person who can do math well enough to teach it would get sick of misbehavior in his class. I completely understand the college math professor who opted to threaten his students with a fate worse than detention if they didn't behave. He threatened them with Game of Thrones spoilers instead. He had read all of the books, he said, and if they didn't behave, he was going to give them one death they may or may not know about from the series, until they straightened up.
"Well. Know that I have read all of the books, and from now on when there will be too much noise, I write the name of the next death in Table I. Enough to hold all year, and I can even describe each death."
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