Robert Klein

Robert Klein

Partizan, Hero of the Soviet Union
According to one account of the New York City schools during the 1950s: The teacher could not technically hit the child, but the old crones found ways of skirting the rules. The push-probe-pull method was popular, in which the teacher would not hit you, but would poke you with her gnarled, witch-like fingers and grab your face like a taffy pull until you screamed. ... The pull-and-choke was also a favorite. It was executed by pulling the compulsory necktie up like a noose, until the errant boy's face turned the schoMore Robert Klein quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I'd walk into the school, smell that institutional smell of the tomato soup, peanut butter, disinfectant, and boys room. Pass the lunchroom, see the familiar lunchroom lady with the white dress and net on her hair. At the end of 50 years of distinguished service the Board of Education gives her a bronze net - with her name on it. It stems from the Board of Education rule to keep her hair out of the food.More Robert Klein quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
In the fifties I had dreams about touching a naked woman and she would turn to bronze or the dream about hot dogs chasing donuts through the Lincoln Tunnel.More Robert Klein quotes [08/05/2011 12:08:48]
In the fifties I had dreams about touching a naked woman and she would turn to bronze or the dream about hot dogs chasing donuts through the Lincoln TunnelMore Robert Klein quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I learned more at The Second City than I did at Yale for all that high tuition.More Robert Klein quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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