The Hierophant Reversed: Things You Learnt In School That Are Completely Useless

Following on from my post about the Gotye Remix ‘Some Study That I Used To Know’ I stumbled across a site listing ’49 Things You Learned In School That Are Completely Useless.’ The list includes:

*Learning to write in cursive

*Learning how to play Hot Cross Buns on a recorder

*Learning how to build an erupting volcano

*Learning how to find a book using the card catalogue system

*Learning how to use long division

*Memorizing the periodic table

*Learning how to spell boobs on a calculator

*Learning how to make a potato battery

*Learning how to make a cat’s cradle out of string

*Learning how to make paper snowflakes

*Learning how to make paper mache` anything

*Learning how to make a shoebox diorama

*Learning how to colour in between the lines

*Learning how to dissect a frog

*Learning how to write an acrostic poem

*Learning how to write a book report

You can find the site at http://www.buzzfeed.com/fellowfeed/49-things-you-learned-in-school-that-are-now-compl-77kb or check it out on my Facebook page.

I’m filing this story under:

Hierophant R

The Hierophant Reversed: A flawed education system.

What did you learn at school that has been no use to you in real life? Please share your thoughts in the comments section below.

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