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“Ditto goes to school” (XII)


It’s a blustery, snow-swept day at Fenway… here’s the pitch, Jeter hits a scorcher to second… Dustin “Ditto” Pedroia glides into position… scoops… wheels… throws to first…


“Ditto goes to school” (VIII)


It’s time to practice reading, said the teacher. Virginia, will you begin on the first page? “Here is Spot,” read Virginia, “See Spot run. See Spot play. Funny, funny Spot.” Excellent! said the teacher.


O.k. “big-nose”, said the teacher, continue from page two hundred thirty two. “Twas brillig,” read Ditto, “and the slithy toves did gyre and gimble in the wabe; all mimsy were the borogoves, and the mome raths outgrabe…”

“Ditto goes to school” (III)


Bonny told me Ditto started school, said Blurtso. I wonder if his first day was as exciting as my first day at Harvard…


O.k., said the teacher, who would like to try this one? How about you in the second row, the one with the boxing-glove nose…