Scathing Online Schoolmarm says: Wow.

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4 Responses to ““Before you can win, you have to believe you can win. That starts at the top, with coaches and administrators, and pulses into the hearts and minds of each athlete, like a surging river feeding into the ocean.””

  1. MattF Says:

    I suppose it’s pedantic to point out that rivers on Planet Earth actually spread out and slow down when they hit the ocean. “…like a river that meanders among bayous, providing a quaint and peaceful habitat for silt-dwelling wildlife and folks who like spicy food.”

  2. Margaret Soltan Says:

    MattF; Lovely.

  3. janet gool Says:

    Hi Margaret!
    The image of something pulsing INTO the heart doesn’t work, at least if you were awake during anatomy class. For those who slept through anatomy class, I guess anything is possible.

  4. charlie Says:

    If any of you have participated in team sports, you’ll recognize this over overwrought, melodramatic nonsense which passes for athletic motivation.

    Imagine a professor or administrator yapping in this fashion to a remedial math/English class, going on about the pulsating, throbbing yearning to learn material you should have known in junior high. Harlequin novels aren’t this turgid….

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