Student: Hey Ms, so can I tell you about my [NaNoWriMo] story? It’s about a unicorn who hates corn, so he changes his name to uniapple, because he loves apples. Then he starts dating the apple man, who sells him apples, but they break up. So he starts dating the guy who grows the apples, but they might break up, too.
Me: The uniapple is male? And so is the apple guy?
Student: Yeah, what’s wrong with that?
Me: Nothing, I was just checking that I was getting it right.
Student: So he dates the apple growing guy, but then…
I feel like I witnessed a tipping point last night, and I am so proud of our country.