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A Year of Quotes (Many taken out of context...I might add!)
 

 

 

A Year of Quotes


Did I Say That ?


Sybylla Hendrix, a student of mine took the time to record some of the more memorable lines from each of her classes.  Below are some of the things at which we laughed.  In order to protect the innocent and the criminally insane, I've substituted initials in place of the names.  For what it's worth, my name is 'Robert Richard Rumppe'.

 

"It's a sexy math book! Put that thing back on!"

R3

Referring to a book cover

 

 

"A shindig is one third of a celebration."

R3

Referring to the value of a quiz compared to a test

"It's kind of like begin at the beguine."

R3

 

 

"I can't get it out of my little mouth."

R.K.

"Your mouth isn't so little."

SRYH

"No one wants to see their math teacher in a speedo."

R3

"I do!"

R.J.

"Don't drink and derive."

R3

"Oh my gosh Stella it's the white thing from lunch!"

H.K.

"That's nice you're special, she said patting herself on the head."

R.K.

"Don't let me smell that, I'll become really stupid."

S.T.

"Become?"

R3

"I like being stupid!"

S.T.

"You sound so professional. You could be one of us. The few, the proud, the mathematicians."

R3

"Ladies and gentlemen, picture if you will, a butcher shop what kind of things go into a butcher shop?"

R3

A memorable lesson on functions and why it is rarely a good idea to do a lesson "off-the-cuff".

"Cows!"

"Pigs!"

"BUNNIES!"

"BMW's!"

"Does anyone need a towel to wipe off their chairs?"

R3

Response after the fire alarm sounded

"You can't handle the flowers!"

R3

"Once again, math is making people frisky."

R3

"I'll let you beat me up after school, if you want"

R3

"You can't say that Mr. Rumppe, that's gang speak."

A.P.

"Wad up wid dat Gee?"

R3

"Any other jokes about me being a perfect square?"

R3

"You didn't think of that!"

H.M.

"Dude! It's Rumppe!"

A.P.

"Mr. Rumppe-Mathketeer."

R3

"Someone took the cork out of my lunch again."

R3

"The most beautiful math teacher in the world."

R.J.

"Where's the beef, in other words, where's the beef?"

E.R.

"In the raviolli."

R.K.

"Yes, I'd pull out my mini-light saber too."

R.J..

"That's not mean, it's true, look at her!"

R3

"More about functions!"

R3

"I'm frisky!"

H.M.

"Umm.R.J.?"

SRYH

"The human pogo stick!"

R.K.

"I'd hit you, but I'm just not violent by nature."

C.E.

"Is there some reason my calculator won't turn on?"

A.H.

"Have you tried whispering softly to it?"

R3

"I feel your Pi"

S.T.

(shattering glass) "Iiitt's BACK!"

R3

Response after a recently framed retired joke broke free from it's wall hanger and smashed onto the floor below.

"So we're all black, because we're all from Africa which means I have rhythm and I can dance."

J.C.

"This Friday is the Sadie Hawkins dance. And no one's asked me."

R3

"I may be cheap but I'm not free."

R3

"Math TV"

H.M.

"R.K. is going to be president someday."

SRYH

"I actually was planning on making a new chemical for gym shoes but- whatever."

R.K.

"It's the annoyed horse noise."

SRYH

"The math department needed a sex symbol, that's why they hired me."

R3

"Today's lesson is titled Asymptotes and Holes."

R3

"Casper the friendly coefficient."

R3

"Welcome back my friends to the show that never ever seems to end."

R3

"This is the class that never ends."

R3

"Mr Rumppe's magic wall-sits."

C.C.

Wall-sits are fun.

C.C.

But people from Winona and South call it hyper bowl a

R3

 

 

I quit life.

C.C.

I think someone’s having an orgasm in the hallway.

SRYH

It is like the bionic teacher.

A.P.

Nananananananananananana

R3

Hurry! Hurry! Get the spatula!

R.K.

So now there’s two dead birds...

R3

Mr. Rumppe, why are you tying nooses?

SRYH

Last hour was very difficult.

R3

Oh God!

A.R.

Please, I’m not worthy of that title.

R3

I want to double her quota quote.

R3

Reference to the number of quotes from Ms. Wiard-Bauer which appear in the Biology section of  SRYH's quotebook.  (I bet she doesn't have hers posted on a web site though!

Youre a genius!

A.R.

Youre only saying that because its true.

R3

Proving that geometry DOES (amazingly) have a practical purpose.

E.R.

(sung) Im in the mood for graphing.

R3

Theres something in my eyes and its not my pupils.

R.K.

Back in my day there were only earth, wind and fire.

R3

What about water?

J.C.

We hadnt thought of that yet...which explains the smell.

R3

I still dont think youve discovered water Mr. Rumppe.

E.R.

Just then a fork came tumbling down the stairs!

R.J.

I cant compete against the tie.

E.R.

Mathstuds.com

R3

I bet thats a porn site.

E.R.

Whoa, look at the size of his protractor!

A.R.

Mr Rumppe? How do you solve a problem like...

H.M.

(interrupting) Maria?

R3

Do you remember what I said to you at the beginning of the hour?

R3

Something about vegetable raviolli?

SRYH

Do as I mean not as I say.

R3

You didnt see what I meant, what I meant was right, what came out was no fault of mine.

R3

Doesnt that happen when you get old?

A.R.

OoooOOoo

entire class

Doesnt that happen when  you get skinny?

C.G.

Ever looking for a chance to get on my good side.

Thank you, (C.G.).

R3

The difference of two nearly perfect squares.

R3

What? Does it have a blemish?

R.K.

I guess you have to take the cap off these things for them to work.

R3

Referring to a white board marker

He said, pulling up his pants and taking off his shirt.

R.K.

She said, paying no attention to what was going on with the white board marker.

Due to cold weather the alpine ski team does not have practice today.

P.A. Announcement

Infection point?

A.R.

Right, dont touch it.

R3

I met a guy named Nit and he wanted a kidney. Although he was mumbling so he could have been Nate looking for candy.

J.B.

Thats why God invented calculators.

R3

Oh God! Youre such a woman!

C.E.

Dont pick your nose now, dont ask me how I know that.

R3

Okay- that was weird.

R3

Sorry, I had a burrito for lunch.

A.R.

Not just any burrito, a musical burrito.

R.K.

Im sorry, my fingers arent working today.

I used to get that a lot too, before I got fat.

R3

Look shes short, lets point at her and laugh.

C.B.

Go ahead and stand on the chair, oh wait you already are.

R3

Something round and tacky would be appropriate.

R3

Referring to appropriate gifts to give a teacher on p-Day

Bring a model of Rumppe.

A.P.

Im just worried about what will happen June 6, 2006.

R3

The freshmen are graduating?

H.M.

What is the medical term-

R3

Wang!

C.E.

Five, six, one-hundred and seventeen.

S.T.

What is considered the most intelligent invertebrate?

R3

Me!

H.M.

What is the probability that I reach into a bag and pull out a child?

R3

The power puff boys.

R.K.

Girly sperm.

SRYH

What is Hansons disease more commonly known called?

R3

Leprosy!

E.R.

Mmmbop!

M.F.

What is the baby kangaroo called?

R3

 Jimmy!

H.M.

I had babies four times last year.

 C.C.

Im telling NASA you said that.

A.R.

Okay, I can live without the sun.

Im getting high up here! Holy Cow!

R3

Referring to the smell of the markers.

Mr Rumppe was coming out of his chair a minute ago.

D.K.

No I wasnt, Im too fat.

R3

Youre a private.

E.R.

In what?

A.R.

Your a private in the math army.

E.R.

No way, Im a rear-admiral.

A.R.

Thats the navy, Dude.

E.R.

I heard a grunt and they said it came from you.

D.K.

Do you know what two is? Its the number between 1 and 3.

D.K.

I keep trying to talk. I dont know what Im trying to say, but you keep distracting me.

 D.K.

Quiet! Chris is trying to sleep.

4/28 wow its been a long time since I went to the bathroom.

R.K.

Looking at her planner book which contains hall passes.

The computer just stuck its tongue out at me!

R3

After pushing the wrong button during a demonstration, the CD drive popped out.

Its not murdering his boyfriend that I mind. Its going to France.

R.J.

I like that we go underneath the tenors.

H.K.

A womans place is on top.

R.K.

Can you pull someones heart out?

M.F.

A reference to D.K.'s martial arts training in the military.

It would be hard.

D.K.

I have underwear older than you.

 R3

And I bet your wearing it right now too?

A.R.

Now jiggle it.

R3

I've got no idea what this was in reference to.

Im already pretty well screwed.

R.K.

I dont get it! Math IS fun! No leave me alone, Im playing with my calculator.

R3

Im trying to picture you as a gorilla, but its not working.

SRYH

Evan didnt check his watch!

H.M.

Hes in touch with his feminine side.

D.K.

We were just discussing what we cant do because the lady is here.

H.K.

Connor, just for future reference 133 is not an acute angle.

H.K.

Weve only got a quarter for the class party so far. So it wont be much of a party.

D.K.

He also calls me handsome too.

R3

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