Helen (heleninwales) wrote,

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You know you're a hopless geek when... (1)

You go to the BBC web site to see if you can find yesterday's afternoon short story in order to post the URL for your creative writing students and your eye fall on this quote...

"He could shoot an arrow from him, And run forward with such fleetness, That the arrow fell behind him!" Join Timothy West as he tells "The Song Of Hiawatha", the famous work by this American poet and linguist.

...and you think, "Yes, that sounds very impressive. But what angle did he shoot it at?"

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