In my previous post for Gibburt there was mention of an imaginary creature called the cattywampus. This creature was used to teach children that they should never turn off their powers of judgment and not to accept anything on without proper consideration. Unfortunately this ‘turning off your own judgment’ in the face of authority (doctors, [...]
The following story I found here but it was too good not to repeat it in its entirety.
Thank you mr Owen for this jewel.
The best teacher I ever had
Mr. Whitson taught sixth-grade science. On the first day of class, he gave us a lecture about a creature called the cattywampus, an ill-adapted nocturnal animal that [...]