I don’t understand american school years what the fuck is a freshman or a sophomore why do you have these words instead of the numbers
what why would you use numbers
so IT FUCKING MAKES SENSE WHAT THE HELL IS A SOFT MOORE OR A FRESH MAN WHY ARE THE MEN FRESH
Literally sick of this dumb as shit post. First of all, the person above is dumb as fuck. Sophomore. It’s from the Greek “sophos” and “moros” and means someone who has acquired some skill/wisdom but still has a lot to learn. There is even an English word related to it: sophomoric. The fact that you’ve never heard that word either suggests that you’re either really young, in which case PICK UP A BOOK the next time you have a question about another culture or the etymology of a word, or you just have a limited vocabulary, in which case, PICK UP A BOOK and increase dat shit before you question another culture or the etymology of a word. Second of all, this shit is literally a google search away, and it’s not even confounding to type into a search bar. Third of all, for the last time, AMERICA DOES USE A NUMBER SYSTEM, depending on your school system. Your transcript does not say “freshman year” it says “9”.
Finally, here’s a fucking link that explains the shit. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Freshman READ, dumbass stupid ass kids. Shit. It’s a COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY thing, and for some reason it gets used for high school, too. But those word classifications are just social, in high school. You might, for instance, attend a school spirit day in a shirt with your grad year and “Sophomores!” but your TRANSCRIPT says 9, 10, 11, 12. (If you go to a four year high school). Even many kids in high school will say “I’m in 10th grade” rather than “I’m a sophomore” even if their school does use the classification thing.
And I know the person who reblogged this, who I reblogged this from, is not actually curious. She just likes being a smartass about the fact that America is a country that is different from hers, cuz this is about the third time I’ve seen this shit on my dash from her and I know for a fact people have explained it to her before.