“You know,” the man began, addressing the auditorium full of students. “Each year, my grade school teacher told me I had to correct my uglyography this year because the next year they wouldn’t tolerate my illegible handwriting and bad spelling.”
He rolled his eyes before continuing.
“Turns out they were about as correct as all those Cubs fans who say that next year is the year.”
A chuckle ran through the crowd. Apparently there was a sizeable out of state demographic.
“I’m pretty sure they told me the same thing when I was about to enter high school, didn’t happen.”