The first maths lesson I ever had at secondary school was with a teacher who would eventually be my favourite of all time. He was also the only teacher to issue me with a an “order mark” (naughty point).
In that first lesson he berated a kid for something or other and got the classic protestation of
“Sir! That’s not fair!”
His answer stayed with me until this day. In a loud, scary, voice he replied:
Argument over. He was right, and every day I see that simple point demonstrated several times.
Here’s a superb cartoon about what Liberals say, versus what Conservatives hear.

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