Blackboards (was Re: Untouchables [Andreas J., please read])
|From:||Ph. D. <phild@...>|
|Date:||Friday, December 5, 2003, 0:47|
Roger Mills scripsit:
> Actually, I was going to say "You will go to the _[black]board_ and
> write....." but didn't, as I wasn't sure younger people would recognizethe
> term. At least in many (all?) schools in the US, blackboards are nowgreen.
> However, I see Tristan used the word, so apparently it persists.
When I was in school in the late 1960s, newly
installed "blackboards" were green. In the 1970s,
newly installed "blackboards" were brown. I was
at the local elementry school last year, and many
teachers were using whiteboards. (I believe the
dust in the air from using chalk has become a