June 21st, 2012 12:43 EST
Insanity: Male Principal Loses Bet: Milks Cow Dressed As Lady Gaga!
"The principal of a Massachusetts elementary school said he dressed as Lady Gaga to make good on a deal with students to read a total of 10,000 books.
Justin Vernon, principal of the Roger Clapp School in Dorchester, said he bet his kindergarten through fifth grade students at the start of the school year he would dress as Lady Gaga and milk a cow if they collectively made their way through 10,000 books.
I commend the principal for motivating the students to read, in this high-tech age of video games, cell phones and other electronic gadgets it`s difficult to get kids to open a book.
It`s appropriate that it was a male principal who dressed as Lady Gaga given that the pop diva looks like a drag queen on crack.
But I don`t understand the correlation between dressing like Lady Gaga and milking a cow. I can see Lady Gaga dressing like a cow, and occasionally she may sound like a cow, but I just can`t see her milking a cow.
Kudos to the students for reading so many books, and kudos to the principal for doing whatever it takes to make his young charges read.
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