Monday, September 13, 2010

Video for the Day: How Asian Parents React to a B+ on a Report Card

NEW YORK—Someone at work directed me to this hilarious (if unabashedly amateurish) video that comically exaggerates the kind of life-and-death reaction I always got from my mother when I got anything less than an A- on a report card. (That said, academically, I was always one of the more middling students in a super-smart high-school graduating class, so B's on a report card eventually stopped fazing my mother and me. And no, my mother never spanked me for inferior grades.)

I'm sharing this with all of you, then, on the assumption that someone among my reader pool has had a similar experience with their parents:

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