Although homework is generally thought to be negative by the large part of the student population, it actually does have benefits. The main thing that makes teachers go wrong with it is by over doing it. The reason for homework is to refresh and sustain the things that you learned in class. Reasonable for math: worksheet with 15-25 problems depending on level of difficulty. What teachers actually assign: 50 math problems that take an average of 4 minutes to calculate. If we had reasonable assignments, which we sometimes do, homework would not have the extreme negative connotations that it does.
In a perfect world:
Teacher: Alright kids, for your ninth grade English homework today read a chapter, and write a four sentence summary.
Kids: Ok! That should take about twenty minutes! Yay!

Teacher: Alright kids, for your ninth grade English homework today read five chapters, and give me a page on the representation of disestablishmentarianism in the novel.

by avadakedavra January 12, 2011
1. A reason to keep us awake late at night.
2. A fuckin' waste of time.
3. The last thing on your mind (probably).

If i could time travel, I'd shotgun the head of the fuckin person who invented fuckin homework. FUCK HIM!!

Ah well, he's burning in hell anyway.
Homework sucks. I'd rather play NBA Live on my PSP.
by Asta La Vista April 19, 2008
your teachers= evil little devils
homework= torture
shoot me now!
by sarah May 17, 2004
Something that you try to do but procrastinate on anyway. Gives off that aura that makes you not want to do it.
Okay, time to do my math homework.

*5 minutes and half a problem later*

Fuck this, I'm going on UrbanDictionary.
by G-Suck68 October 16, 2007
A special kind of torture designed by teachers whenever they were born, which looking at some of them was probably a couple hundred milleniums ago. Not content with permanently damaging our precious few brain cells in ordinary classes, so called 'teachers' choose to kill our minds off even more by giving us ridiculous assignments that they know we are going to fail anyway; they simply do it for the enjoyment of cussing us when we get it completely wrong and give out detentions they'll forget.
"But, Miss! We already got five pieces o' homework tonight!"

"Shut up, you fool! Detention!
by RubyMaye February 10, 2009
A complete waste of time...a method used by teachers to torture students. Annoying at all times. Now i couldn't go skateboarding, watch tv, or hang out with my friends cuz of freakin homeworks.
No homework = detentions.
by Def Jam Killa.. September 25, 2006
homework is something that you make up excuses for so you dont have to touch it...
<mom>hey have you done any homework?
<kid>no uh i uh dropped it in posion oak on the way home today
<mom>but your not allergic to posion oak
<kid>uh yes i am....uh....i am...uh...i gotta g outside!
by COLLEST GAL EVA aka elise March 21, 2006
Something teachers give you which you will not do until five minutes before it's due if you did not do it during lunch or spent the night before halfassing it because instead of doing it you came here and typed down definitions.
I've got AP English homework that was due today, but since I went to the zoo instead of going to school, I decided not to do it when it was assigned, a week ago. Now, it's 1:11am and I am not even halfway done.
by arghomg September 17, 2008
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