Meg and Jim Watson
nybody who has been through one of Meg Watson’s English classes knows better than to use the word “literally” in an essay. In fact, it caused quite the sensation last year when she uttered the word, not once, but twice (!) during a class. Remembering the moment makes her laugh, not only because of her students’ reaction, but because it reminds her of everything that she loves about her job. “Literally will still drive me nuts,” she says. “And the boys’ lacrosse team will still intentionally overuse it now that they know it drives me nuts. They can kill a joke like nobody’s business. But they’re hysterical. And that is what’s cool about boarding school. They 4 | DUNN JOURNAL 2014
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