The rule in the classroom is to check with the teacher before bringing living creatures to school.
Colin looked up from his work as I was passing by. “Oh, by the way, can I bring my snake to school tomorrow for sharing?”
“Sure,” I said without much thought.
A few minutes later, Colin came over to me. “Um, my mom said that I had to tell you that it’s a boa constrictor.”
“Ok,” I responded and got back to my lesson at hand.
A few minutes later I felt a tap on my shoulder. “My mom says that I have to tell you that it is eight feet long.”
Now I got the picture. Thank goodness for moms. “You can bring your boa constrictor on one condition. Make sure it’s been well fed!”