[LMB] School Is no Place for a Reader OT:

Eric Oppen technomad at intergate.com
Wed Sep 4 03:54:09 BST 2013


Quoting Carol Cooper <carolcooper at shaw.ca>:


> Yeah, I've had that sort of conversation with my own DH, also a soccer fan
> (Notts Forest in his case).  Many years ago he was trying to get me to share
> his passion for football and came up with the line about the real-life value
> of working as a team, and that as I didn't play any team sports I wouldn't
> understand.  The implication being that I thus lacked experience in working
> as part of a team.  He was genuinely taken aback when I pointed out that
> playing the 'cello in the college orchestra just might be developing some
> skills in that area for me. :0)
> Carol

Orson Scott Card has pointed out that putting on a play demands a lot  
of teamwork, but gets much less of the glory than ball games.

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