Mr. Ashley: Ms. D says you need to work on your 8s and your 9s.
Big Kid: She said dat?? In my homework foder, she wrote dat?
Mr. Ashley: Yes, it looks like you need to straighten out the line on your 9s.
Big Kid: I'm dest mad at my teatser now. I can't believe she said dat.
Mr. Ashley: You can't be mad at her. She even wrote a smiley face, she's not being mean.
Big Kid: (sitting there stewing silently)...I'm writin' a note back, is what I'm gonna do. Wif an exwamation point at da end.
Mr. Ashley: You most certainly will not. You would never. You don't get on your teacher about this.
Big Kid: It wouldn't be a mad exwamation point, dest an excited one.
Mr. Ashley: No notes, no exclamation points. At all.
Big Kid: (more fuming)...Mudder, get me an eraser, I'm erasin' what she wrote. I'm dest so mad at her.
Mr. Ashley: Don't have a bad attitude about this. Don't you dare erase her note or write her back.
Big Kid: 8s and 9s are dest hard. My 8s and 9s are fine, dey are lookin' good. I'm startin' over. I need a whole new maf book. I can't bewieve she did dis to me.