The story of my arithmatical new word life:
"I was a wonderful little angel “A” student until I turned 12. I was finishing up 6th grade and then suddenly, someone mentioned pre-algebra.
They talked about it as if it were a perfect storm about to break over our comfy little adolescence. I don’t remember exactly what happened next, but I do know that I cried a lot and then I was 30..." Read more here.