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Working endlessly on a really difficult literature assignment. The word came from Ms. Barrett, an intimidating and yet loving literature teacher.
Non-Barretter: "Hey wanna go out for movies tonight?"
Barretter: "Nah, about 3 more hours of barretting to go, on the writings of Emerson."

Non-Barretter: "I read books to entertain myself."
Barretter: "I read books to find the Truth."
by Guy from SF August 08, 2011